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An analysis of purchase drivers from the 2017 Survey reveals six distinct groups of consumers, including foodies. These profiles help us understand how different consumers think about and shop for food beyond traditional demographics like age, income or gender.

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Data & Survey
Full Report (PDF) Data Tables (PDF) 2008 Comparative Report (PDF) NOTE: This is a report with all three years of topline data from each edition of the Food & Health Survey. It includes the main findings from each year's report in comparison with the other years' reports. If you are interested...
Successful nutrition messages are essentially CONSUMER-ORIENTED. This is the basic premise of the New Nutrition Conversation with Consumers. As a consumer-oriented communications technique, it is grounded in understanding what consumers know, believe, value, and do relating to food, diet, and...
Data & Survey
The International Food Information Council Foundation Food & Health Survey provides ongoing insights into the many connections Americans make between the food they eat and their health. The initial wave of this survey was conducted in 2006 and acts as a benchmark study. The 2007 Food &...
Guidelines & Regulations
The International Food Information Council Foundation has developed a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program, “A Practical Guide to Risk Communication for Nutrition and Food Safety Practitioners” If you are a registered dietitian or...
Data & Survey
Consumers’ appetites for food and nutrition news seem nearly insatiable. In recent years, scientific evidence has revealed that bioactive dietary components may benefit health in ways that extend beyond meeting basic nutritional needs. Communications about dietary components for health promotion...
Background Soybeans are native to East Asia, where they have been an important food staple for centuries. There is documentation of soy being cultivated as early as 1100 BC and of the use of soybean oil around 1061 AD.1, 2 Within the last two decades, soy products are increasingly being...