Supermarkets setting their long-term strategies should do so with eyes trained on Hispanic millennials – because they're projected to be the fastest-growing and most influential population group in the United States.
Indeed, Facts, Figures & The Future (F3) anticipates a food future led by this sector whose members are more optimistic foodies than whites and could well become the next generation of food brand and food retail innovators. Hispanic millennials might be especially motivated to fill a gap if today's mainstream supermarkets fail to satisfy their distinct food, beverage and alcohol preferences or respect the roles of food in their culture.
The nation's 83.1 million millennials are...
A new survey by
- Author: NBC News by Marlon Ramtahal
Latinos may be the largest minority group in the U.S., but many are not familiar with the fact that Hispanics have been an integral part of the U.S. since the country's beginnings, and that different nationalities have their distinct history, culture and roots.
To celebrate and inform on the diversity and achievements of U.S. Latinos, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association created Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, a nationwide initiative grant to educate communities around the country.
More than 200 grantees - libraries, museums,...
- Author: NACS
The growing U.S. Hispanic population is shaping the foodservice industry, according to Technomic research.
By 2060, Hispanics are expected to make up nearly 30% of the total U.S. population. As this demographic grows, so too will its impact on the foodservice industry. Technomic's Hispanic Foodservice Consumer Trend Report explores how this consumer group has and will continue to shape foodservice as their usage grows.
Forty-one percent of
- Author: Migration Policy Institute
The United States attracts immigrants from across the globe, who speak a diverse array of languages. In 2013, approximately 61.6 million individuals, foreign and U.S. born, spoke a language other than English at home. While the majority of these individuals also spoke English with native fluency or very well, about 41 percent (25.1 million) were considered Limited English Proficient (LEP). Limited English proficiency refers to anyone above the age of 5 who reported speaking English less than “very well,” as classified by the U.S. Census Bureau. Though most LEP individuals are immigrants, nearly 19 percent (4.7 million) were born in the United States, most to immigrant parents. Overall, the LEP population represented 8...