Food Prices Remain Elevated, With Signs of Easing

In August, U.S. food prices were up over 4%, compared to the usual 1.3% increase in past years. Meat, poultry, fish, and eggs have fueled this increase, which accumulatively rose 7.1% since last August. Takeout food pricing has escalated 3.5% since the past year. Limited-service meals have gained 4.8% for the month, while full-serve meals […]

Prepare for the Cold with Hearty Soups and Chilis from Chairmans!

The scorching heat of summer is drawing to a close. The onset of autumn promises to bring football on the weekends, cooler temperatures, and leaves on the ground. As these seasonal changes take effect, so do consumer appetites and meal preferences. A light sandwich or fresh salad will fail to provide the warming qualities needed […]

How Grocery Shopping Has Changed during COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought tremendous change to traditional grocery shopping. From required face-coverings to one-way aisles, grocery retailers have adapted to serve their customers safely and effectively. As retailers have focused on proper safety precautions, studies have reported significant change in consumer buying habits. The pandemic has radically changed where, what, and how people purchase groceries, […]