Sustainability 2023 Trend Report

March 29, 2023
Consumer Innovation Trends

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The sustainability front has widened, and so have companies’ efforts to set and reach sustainability goals. Once focused solely on the environment, sustainability has become a more complex and interconnected web of choices that ultimately contribute to the health of people and the planet. And consumers are doing their part to make small steps to make a change. There are a lot of considerations when it comes to sustainability, and with consumer interest rising, it’s now necessary for food and beverage developers to keep sustainability in mind from concept to finished products and beyond. Read on to learn more about what today’s flavor-related footprints mean – and where they lead.

A Quick Look at Sustainability in the Food & Beverage Space:

  • 46% of consumers look to brands to take the lead on creating sustainable change.
  • 78% of global consumers wish companies would do more to make food that is sustainable.
  • 79% of consumers want to buy sustainable products, a nearly equal number (78%) said that brands must make sure they can afford to do it.


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