Family and the way we dine together has changed drastically in America. Sitting down together every night to enjoy a home-cooked meal is as outdated as the rotary dial.
From solo dinners to multigenerational meals, the way Americans eat dinner at home – and the behaviors, flavors and needs impacting their meal choices – continue to shift and become more complex.
Retailers, pork producers and packers are at the mercy of this ever-shifting landscape and must get out in front of understanding the root needs and wants of the consumers who drive it all to succeed.
9 Dining Occasion Opportunities
In conducting the research for this report – which focuses on the in-home dining experience – nine common dining occasions were identified to be currently happening in American homes. Each occasion identifies demographics, insights, consumer profiles and ideas for innovation.