Based on survey interviews conducted monthly since October 2021 with around 2,200 U.S. adults, plus a quarterly international survey of more than 14,000 adults across the Americas, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, this report provides insight into how consumers are thinking about and engaging with food and beverages today.
- With the consumer price index for food at home up 13.1% annually in July, consumers are concerned about costs across grocery categories.
- Evaluating restaurant spending is top of mind for consumers amid inflation. Consumers still have not fully returned to on-premises dining, despite high comfort levels.
- Convenience and cost, not enjoyment, are driving more consumers to cook and eat at home.