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2024 Top Trends To Watch

2024 Top Trends To Watch

Over the last several years, words like “unprecedented” have lost their meaning. After a global pandemic and the economic challenges that followed, American consumers are still dealing with the rising cost of goods while now also worrying about two global conflicts, a...

Learnings From the World Meat Congress 2023

Learnings From the World Meat Congress 2023

Last week, our Principal Michael Uetz had the opportunity to share Midan’s research into today’s meat consumer with a global audience. Presenting at the World Meat Congress in Maastricht, Netherlands, Michael introduced conference attendees to our latest Meat Consumer...

New Consumer Segmentation 3.0 Research

New Consumer Segmentation 3.0 Research

Understanding today’s meat consumers has always been a moving target, but in the last couple of years the pace at which our customers are changing has accelerated. Between the pandemic, the economy and growing concerns around topics like health and sustainability,...

AMC 2023 Top Takeaways Video

AMC 2023 Top
Takeaways Video

The Midan Team loved being “live and in person” at AMC 2023 to soak up the learnings, reconnect with colleagues and see the latest innovations our industry has to offer. Our new video division, Parable Pictures, was also onsite to capture Midan team members sharing...

AMC 2023 Top 10 Takeaways

AMC 2023 Top 10 Takeaways

AMC 2023: Back Together and Better Than Ever At this year’s Annual Meat Conference (AMC) in Dallas, Texas, high energy and enthusiasm were evident: Attendees and exhibitors were delighted to convene in person after a three-year absence. Along with the great vibes from...

Top Takeaways From IPPE 2023

Top Takeaways From IPPE 2023

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is the world's largest annual poultry and egg, meat and animal food industry event of its kind. In the following video, members of the Midan Strategy & Business Services Team and other industry leaders...

2023 Top Trends to Watch

2023 Top Trends to Watch

Economic pressures, convenience, technology, sustainability and health – these five broad topics encompass a lot of what is shaping the meat industry today. As Midan looks to 2023, we have identified trends within each of these areas we expect to have the biggest...

Top Takeaways from The Power of Meat 2022

Top Takeaways from The Power of Meat 2022

Now in its 17th year, the annual Power of Meat* study tracks how today’s shoppers purchase meat and has become a valuable industry benchmark. Anne-Marie Roerink shared the highly anticipated Power of Meat 2022 findings in an FMI-hosted webinar on March 8, covering...

2022 Top Trends to Watch

2022 Top Trends to Watch

After closely studying meat consumers all year, Midan now turns an eye toward what’s next for our ever-evolving industry. We’ve explored how perceptions about issues like health and sustainability will not only impact what shoppers purchase at the meat case but also...

AMC 2021 Top Takeaways Video

Not being “on-site” didn’t stop the Midan team from capturing the key insights from the all-virtual AMC 2021. Watch our team members share their firsthand insights in our AMC Top Takeaways video below. And in case you missed it, be sure to check out our AMC Top 10...

AMC 2021 Top 10 Insights

The “State of Change” theme for AMC 2021 was more than apt, as the meat industry gathered virtually to reflect on a year of incredible upheaval wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, recognize the resilience of stake holders across the meat channel and share hard-won...

2021 Top Trends to Watch

2021 Top Trends to Watch

If those of us in the meat industry have learned anything from 2020, it’s that even the most thoughtful predictions go out the window in the face of a pandemic. But it’s precisely that pandemic that has irrevocably altered how we do business and exponentially...

AMC 2020 Top 10 Blog

AMC 2020 Top 10 Blog

#MidanTakesAMC: Our team was on site at the 2020 Annual Meat Conference, hearing the latest facts and figures about the state of today’s meat industry.  We’ve distilled down two-and-a-half days of heavy-duty meat data into these top takeaways:1. Celebrate: We’re still...

AMC 2019 Top 10 Blog

The 2019 Annual Meat Conference was all about how technology is dramatically impacting every facet of the meat business: the consumer, the product and the buying process. AMC sessions on artificial intelligence, omnichannel purchasing and the rise of meat alternatives...