The Hispanic and Latino demographic has grown by 41 percent within the last decade, to more than 50 million people and represents one in every six residents. Yet even with this dramatic incline, experts say this market remains virtually untapped in the natural and organic space.
With childhood diabetes on the rise, it is increasingly important for retailers to educate themselves on ways to help parents accomodate the diabetic diet, including providing glycemic and carbohydrate values in food and kid-friendly healthy recipe suggestions.
Parents also are drawn to homeopathy because of warnings from pediatricians and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration against the use of certain conventional medications, most recently for cough and cold medicines for kids age 2 and younger.
Consumers want more: more transparency, more healthy ingredients, more energy. And also, consumers want less: Less gluten, less allergen triggers, less GMOs. How are these desires translating to new product development?