Eating ice-cream is a guilty pleasure, but now you can truly enjoy your favorite flavor and feel good about yourself.
Ben & Jerry’s may not be the first name you think of when looking at brands who truly strive to achieve positive change through the way they do business, but making the world a better place is at its very heart. And of course, any brand which successfully mixes business with positive change deserves to be celebrated in this new era of movement marketing.
This year at the Chicago Luxury Chocolate Salon, chocolate aficionados, fanatics, lovers and addicts experienced the finest in artisan, gourmet & premium chocolate in one of the world's great culinary metropolitan areas.
Next on your list: bananas — the deliciously versatile fruit, perfect for baked breads, desserts, and smoothies. While perusing the grocery store isles, you find the fruit section and intently scan for the perfect batch of bananas, ripe and reasonably priced. "Ah ha!" Confidently, you pick up the perfect batch — thinking about how scrumptious banana crème pie will taste — and make your way through the sea of carts to the checkout line.
New data supports the notion that, while all consumers may not care about their personal health, they are increasingly concerned about the sustainability of the products they buy. In a study conducted by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard and the London School of Economics, statistical methods were used to analyze the purchasing habits of shoppers in a major U.S. grocery store chain. Many shoppers were found to be willing to pay more for coffee products carrying a Fair Trade label.