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How do Canadians like their steak cooked?

Listen to David Coletto’s new podcast inFocus with David Coletto By Samriddh Chaudhury & David Coletto We all have our bucket list items to do when life gets back to normal. Maybe a well-deserved vacation with sunny beaches, a shopping trip across the border, or a delicious dinner with our loved ones. Personally, we are

Fall brings rising concern about contracting COVID-19 in Canada

By Bruce Anderson and David Coletto As the world struggles with rising infection rates, Canadians are also showing heightened concern that they or a family member will become infected. Today, 46% are concerned they may contract the disease (up 9 percentage points since June) and 55% are concerned that a family member will (up 11-points

Food Fight: Hoarding, Stockpiling and Panic Buying

By Oksana Kishchuk Remember just a few short months ago when the biggest news story of the pandemic was how much we were all hoarding toilet paper? Lots has changed since then, including countless news stories of much greater consequence, but have our hoarding behaviours changed? And what are the drivers behind them? 1.Generally, we

A meatless revolution or a temporary fad?

What consumer attitudes tell us about potential shifts in consumer behaviour in Canada towards plant-based alternatives. By David Coletto, Oksana Kishchuk, and Megan Ross This past May, Beyond Meat Inc. started trading shares on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Its stock was initially priced at $25 USD and within a few months, it gained over 800%

Food Tourism draws Millennials to unlikely destination

If you know anything about Millennials, you likely know about our love for food. Past generations have shown appreciation for cuisine sure, but Millennials take this to a whole new level. Indeed, entire communities of Millennials have developed around food culture, dubbing themselves “Foodies”. What does it mean to be a part of the “Foodie”

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