The metaverse is a lot more than just the latest fad or a way for tech companies to earn huge dollars from retailers and brands to experiment with the latest cool idea (that may or may not become a reality). The metaverse has been around for a couple decades and was born in the gaming world, evolved back in 2003 into Second Life and then took a set back a bit when Google introduced Google Glass in 2013. Perhaps shoppers were not ready for the technology, or it was too clunky, unstable or expensive. Now, that’s all changed.
Gut health has received a lot of attention over the past several years as new research connects the microbiome to immune support and overall health. Recently there has been a new addition to the dialog around gut health: Postbiotics. This article reviews what postbiotics are, potential health benefits and ways to promote them to customers.
Led by perhaps the most entertaining cook-along hosts, DJ Blatner, RDN, CSSD, this session provides retail RDs with a new cook-along concept featuring flexitarian, savory uses of yogurt. DJ shares tips on how to educate shoppers about stocking a flexitarian pantry, fridge, and freezer with staples to keep on hand.
The global personalized nutrition market is gaining traction quickly and is expected to reach 3.56 billion by 2030. For retail companies to fully leverage this trend they must offer not only tailored products, but also detailed guidance that “connects the dots” between shoppers’ needs and store offerings.
It keeps getting harder for primary household shoppers to buy nutritionally and cost-efficiently in 2022. Bedeviled by out of stocks and higher prices on many of their preferred healthful foods, they now must learn about, find, and try budget-friendly nutritional substitutes to satisfyingly feed their families.