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Report shows differences in food insecurity, sustainable food purchasing between racial and ethnic groups

June 8, 2022

Black and Hispanic consumers are somewhat more likely to check food labels and much more likely to face food insecurity, according to the Consumer Food Insights Report.

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Urban-rural food satisfaction, food security gaps show in new report

May 11, 2022
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Policy opinions revealed in Consumer Food Insights Report

April 13, 2022

As the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture reviews the Farm Bill, consumers shared their opinions on food and agriculture policy in a new survey. The third Consumer Food Insights Report from Purdue University offers insights into the popularity of specific policies and how opinions differ depending on a consumer’s income.

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Consumer Food Insights Report details consumer reaction to inflation

March 9, 2022

Consumers are managing inflation in food prices for now, but their expectations to experience future inflation increased from last month, according to this month’s Consumer Food Insights Report from Purdue University.

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New report provides insight on consumer food spending, satisfaction, sustainability

February 15, 2022
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Purdue research strengthens soybean’s potential in the plant-based protein market

January 18, 2022

Although most of the world’s soybean crop is fed to animals, a Purdue plant breeder thinks that soybean’s complete protein — it contains all eight amino acids essential for human health — makes it the logical choice for the plant-based meat increasingly making its way onto consumers’ tables.

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Food and Beverage Industries’ COVID-19 Vulnerability Index goes live; experts available

October 26, 2021

The U.S. is facing supply chain disruptions as it enters the holiday season, and the impacts reach far beyond the delivery of gifts and ingredients for traditional meals. Purdue University experts are available to discuss supply chain disruptions and t…

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Food prices and COVID: Agricultural economics professor breaks down rising food prices

July 16, 2021

Jayson Lusk, agricultural economics professor and department head, breaks down why and how COVID has led to an increase in domestic food prices. In the Q&A below, he answers some commonly posed questions.

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Purdue launches Next Moves initiatives

April 9, 2021

Purdue University on Friday (April 9) officially launched Purdue’s Next Moves – five new distinct strategic initiatives designed to advance the university’s competitive advantage in its continuing quest for leadership among the world’s top research and…

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