Tag Archives: meat case

Grinding out meat sales

As prices increase, consumers are looking for added value when shopping the meat case. The meat case has always been a point of differentiation … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 08 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Food Forum: Prepping for BBQ season

Warmer months ahead have consumers ready to fire up the grill. By Shawn Harris With frigid temperatures giving way to the annual spring thaw, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Columns

Study Looks at Men’s Impact on the Meat Case

Midan Marketing’s newest market research study, Manfluence, reveals that men have changed, and it is time for the meat industry to reevaluate its target … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

NPB Views the Meat Case Through Shoppers’ Eyes

What do consumers really look at when shopping the meat case? What kind of signage does the best job of engaging and inspiring them? … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Simplified Beef and Pork Cut Names Approved for Retail

The National Pork Board and Beef Checkoff Program received unanimous approval from the Industry-Wide Cooperative Meat Identification Standards Committee (ICMISC) to introduce updated Uniform … Continue reading

Posted in News

A Name Changer for Meat

The NPB and the NCBA unveiled its proposed changes to the fresh meat nomenclature and labeling for retail at the American Meat Institute’s 2013 Annual Meat Conference. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

The Pork Board and the Beef Checkoff Team Up to Demystify the Meat Case

Extensive research conducted by the National Pork Board and the Beef Checkoff Program indicates that today’s consumers are as confused as ever when it … Continue reading

Posted in News

Midan Marketing Gets to the Meat of it

In response to all the media attention the meat case received in 2012, Midan Marketing conducted consumer research into consumers’ perceptions of the “most-talked-about” … Continue reading

Posted in News

Annual Meat Conference to Feature Comprehensive Education Program

A full slate of education sessions and workshops has been announced for the Annual Meat Conference (AMC), to be held February 24-26, 2013, at … Continue reading

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Pork is Ready to Party this Holiday Season

The National Pork Board wants consumers to bring pork to the party this holiday season. A new fourth-quarter promotion  positions pork roast as a … Continue reading

Posted in Promotions, What's New

Q&A with Jim Ethridge, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

Jim Ethridge, executive director of channel marketing for National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, which manages retail-marketing programs for the Beef Checkoff, talks to Grocery Headquarters about … Continue reading

Posted in Q & As, Web-Exclusive Content

Pushing protein

Supermarkets stronghold as the primary channel where consumers make food purchases has never been more precarious.

Target and Walmart have entered the fresh produce arena. Continue reading

Posted in 2011 12 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Packaged deals

Cash- and time-strapped consumers are turning to packaged meats to feed their families. By Deena Amato-McCoy The tight economy has created a more value-centric … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 07 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Starting to sizzle

Retailers willing to promote grilling options that go beyond the typical fare are poised for a summer of hot sales in the meat department. … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh