Posts tagged "food choices"

Symbolic Choice Now Driving the Future of Food and Beverage

May 16th, 2013 Posted by Uncategorized 0 comments on “Symbolic Choice Now Driving the Future of Food and Beverage”

Consumers are making food and beverage brand decisions based on perceptions of healthier choice.


How are you aligned with rapidly shifting attitudes about healthier choice?

By Bob Wheatley

We have arrived in the midst of an unprecedented era where accelerating shifts in contemporary food culture are rapidly impacting changes in consumer demand. Said another way, cultural dynamics are at work that will impact food and beverage preference and purchase decisions. Consumers are in full march to separate:

  • The real from the fake
  • The better quality from the ordinary
  • The good from the bad

This post is intended to break down and summarize the conditions that will move businesses forward or backward based upon their consistency and compatibility with mental markers consumers now infer on their food choices.