A new report says that there are macro-economic improvements, but they haven’t boosted all of the demographics. Quick-service and snack and beverage restaurant sales are slated for moderate growth, according to Packaged Facts.
Some say the Hispanic market may be the last true growth opportunity in food. Most U.S. firms have a major corporate goal to attract Hispanic consumers, given their tremendous demographic and economic importance. Some companies, such as McDonald’s, Budweiser and AT&T, spend significant resources to gain market share with Hispanics and are making inroads. But it’s not easy, says a Nielsen report issued last year.
A county-by-county analysis shows the impacts in a 10-state area of the highest crop insurance losses due to extreme weather. States affected include Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kansas and Texas.