Cultural and Societal Shifts Shape New Thanksgiving Traditions

Chicago, November 22, 2016 — Thanksgiving traditions are evolving to reflect the new cultural and societal makeup of the U.S., finds The NPD Group, a leading global information company, and its research partner, CultureWaves®, a consumer qualitative insights company that … Read More

How Thanksgiving Turned Into Friendsgiving

Thanksgiving has changed, and, if anything, it seems to have extended the holiday. It’s become known as a “season of eating” rather than one meal–and along with it comes time spent with a variety of different “friend groups.” Our EVP … Read More

Not Just Another Blog Post About Pumpkin Spice

I know what you’re thinking: Not another pumpkin spice article; we know it’s fall! But stay with me here! Scrolling through the metropolis of the internet, skimming past all of the delicious fall recipes that come with the season, I … Read More

Virtual Recruitment

If you love video games, you have likely played a military-based First Person Shooter (FPS) game. Games like S.O.C.O.M., Call of Duty, Battlefield and Medal of Honor generally have dominated the gaming market in the past and present, but what … Read More

The Food Channel does The Pringles Ringle Challenge

Have you seen the newest viral sensation online? (No, not this one.) At first, it looks easy enough—building a vertical ring of Pringles. You layer Pringles together using their iconic curved shape, leveraging one after another until you’re defying gravity … Read More

Honey Offers Sweet Alternatives

For centuries, people have enjoyed honey as a sweet treat and a wonderful addition to many foods. In the past, it was used to enhance foods, fight infection and to even make mead, an alcoholic drink. Honey has come a … Read More

Mannequin Memories

My sister and I were way ahead of the times. If you haven’t seen the latest Internet challenge (think ice buckets) then look here and here. The basics are that people are having fun posting online photos of themselves in … Read More

The Sugar Connection

You don’t have to look far to find a doctor, scientist or dietician who believes sugar is toxic. This flood of individuals speaking out about the common food ingredient has many consumers thinking twice about products that contain too much … Read More