Lately, plant-based eating habits are all the rage and consumers are looking for ways to add more plant foods into their daily lives. According to the IFIC Food and Health survey, half of consumers are interested in learning more about plant-based eating habits, yet 50% noted that meeting protein needs would be difficult in a plant-based lifestyle.
Whether your customers are interested in eating a more plant-based diet, focused on brain health, or simply want flavorful meal ideas with a nutritional punch, we have you covered. Use the videos below to help educate shoppers about these top food trends and show them how eggs fit into almost every nutritious dietary pattern.
In December of last year, with the signage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Farm Bill), hemp was removed from the Controlled Substance Act, meaning it is no longer considered an illegal substance under federal law. This opened the flood gates, and at Expo West in March, many products containing CBD derived from hemp, were showcased in the expo hall.
As retail dietitians, I think we can all agree that our jobs rock! We not only get to share our passion for food and nutrition daily, but we are also surrounded by food all day, every day. What’s even more fun is getting the exciting (and sometimes super-secret) scoop on the newest products and trends.
We’ve all heard it’s important to eat more fruits and vegetables, and many nutrition experts are recommending plant-based diets. However, a “plant-based” eating pattern doesn’t mean eating only plants. In this video, Whitney English, RDN explains how eggs can be the perfect complement to a plant-based diet.
These days, people are topping just about anything with eggs – salads, pizzas…you name it! The recent trend to “put an egg on it,” not only has tasty culinary implications by adding variety to everyday fare, but it also provides nutritional benefits as well. In this video, Tawnie Kroll, RDN explains why you should hop on the #putaneggonit trend.
Eggs are among the few foods that supply both choline and lutein, nutrients that are important for brain development, memory, and life-long learning. In this video, Maggie Moon, RDN explains how nutrients in eggs can contribute to brain health.
Many consumers lack confidence when it comes to selecting and preparing a variety of meat and poultry products, but at the same time they are interested in finding and trying new, easy-to-prepare recipes. Technology may provide solutions in the form of small appliances and expert advice. Here is a quick review of popular cooking technologies with suggested promotional opportunities: