It’s Always Snack Time: Lunch is giving way to all-day grazing

By Asad Amin  Formal meal times are giving way to low key, all-day grazing. Over the past five years alone, trends observed by the Ipsos Food and Beverage Group indicate that snacking is becoming an increasingly ingrained consumption behaviour amongst Canadians. Reported snack occasions across all venues, in-home and out-of-home, currently account for 67 per […]

Young Canadians drive non-traditional dining out, but struggle with financial implications

Press Release While traditional meals such as lunch (60 per cent) and dinner (77 per cent) are by far and away the most likely occasions Canadian diners* go out to eat, it seems the country’s youngest consumers are driving interest in non-traditional times for dining out. New research from Mintel reveals that diners aged 18-24 are the […]

Consumers adapt snacking occasions to changing lifestyles

Press release Study conducted by Technomic reveals the latest trends and data Though Canadians snack frequently (averaging two snacks a day), consumption has remained relatively stable since 2014 according to Technomic’s recently released 2016 Canadian Snacking Occasion Consumer Trend Report. But how consumers view snacks and the way they snack are evolving to meet the […]