Tag: healthy consumers


The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media

Social Media and Digital campaigns can absolutely boost sales for food brands, even ones marketing healthy food. But not in the way we are used to. Brands must use social the way it was intended to be used—to talk TO consumers until they talk about YOU. In other words, talk to consumers in a way […]

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How women’s perception of strong as the new skinny can and will affect food marketing

Re-modeling: The shift from skinny to fit and what it means for marketing healthy food

The way that consumers look at food is seeing a sweeping shift; we are now defining health based on fueling and strengthening the human body, not cheating it.   Going to the gym, eating well, and strengthening fitness has become the centerfold of today’s health campaigns. The affect it’s having on body image is not […]

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Healthy Food Marketing: Personalization Is Key

  What all consumers, but especially the valuable health-conscious ones want most these days is personalization. They want to feel like marketers understand them, and more importantly listen to and appreciate them. But attaining this aspect of personalization is growing more and more difficult for healthy food marketing as the health food category grows. So, […]

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Functional Beverages

Healthy Food Marketing: Functional Beverages

Man cannot live on water alone. Or at least man doesn’t seem to want to. So to meet consumer desires for variety, we now have more beverage options than ever before. The constant introduction of a multitude of healthy juices, specialty waters, and protein shakes is a trend in the beverage marketplace (and healthy food […]

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Healthy Food Marketing_ Making Consumers See Why Seafood Is Worth The Extra Money And The Learning Curve.

Healthy Food Marketing: Making Consumers See Why Seafood Is Worth The Extra Money And The Learning Curve.

Consumption of meat continues to go down. Protein based diets continue to pop up. And as health-consciousness continues to rise in the US, more people are eating at home than ever before. Sounds like the perfect time to be a seafood brand and in the healthy food marketing business. So how can they capitalize? Take […]

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Healthy Food Marketing_ Who Stands To Benefit From The New Sugar Guidelines_

Healthy Food Marketing: Who Stands To Benefit From The New Sugar Guidelines?

Americans (and definitely healthy food marketing) know on some level that too much sugar is “bad” for them, but the Center for Disease Control and Prevention is finally taking a harder line. They are now saying that added sugar not only makes you fat, but also may be killing you by increasing your risk of […]

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Healthy Food Marketing: Can Yesterday’s Diets Survive In Today’s World?

Healthy food marketers want to know- Is there still a place in the world for mainstream diet brands such as Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem and Weight Watchers, as consumers who used to call themselves dieters instead identify as health-conscious?   That’s a question these tried and true brands are asking. And here’s the question that I’m […]

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Healthy Food Marketing Trend: Functional Snacking

Healthy Food Marketing Trend: Functional Snacking

While the growth rate of traditionally indulgent snacks is slowing down, sensibly indulgent products including those with perceived health benefits continue to rise. Just look at what’s available in the least healthy places you can imagine buying snacks, convenience stores and airports, and you’ll know what your consumers are looking for.  Healthy food marketing needs to […]

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Healthy Food Marketing Trends: There’s a more exciting way to find out what’s next

Marketers can spend a fortune on research when they are trying to uncover what health minded consumers will want next, or perhaps just take a quick trip to a city that’s always a few steps ahead.   For example: Portland, Oregon. Simply taking a walk in this trend zone might make research more robust and more […]

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