8 Kitchen Items Going Extinct: Are Any Still in Your Home?
In 2014, ConAgra announced their sales volume was down 7%, and it faced "continued profit challenges" due to fewer sales of products like its Chef Boyardee canned pasta. The reason? You guessed it, health-conscious consumers prefer their food fresh.
Families today are splurging on boutique green juice made from kale or spinach, or invested in their own high-end juicer and are making their own fruit-and-greens smoothies at home.
"Consumers want to feel that they’re providing their families with fresh, home-cooked food and drinks."
By the end of 2015, Nielsen/IRI statistics show 70% of all dishwasher detergent sales were in tab or pack form. Consumers may prefer them because they tend to leave less of a mess.
Today, TV dinners still exist, but they've evolved into a different and generally healthier product. Since frozen dinners don't seem fresh as regular food, they're slowly disappearing from our freezers, with sales down 14% since 2012,
Sales of coffee filters have been declining over the past few years due to the rise of single-serve coffee pods. They may be bad for the environment, but (like with bottled water) consumers still love them for their convenience.
As consumers become aware of the unhealthy effects of hydrogenated fats, the market for margarine and such products as "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!" has shrunk drastically, according to a 2016 report According to theInternational Dairy Foods Association, consumption levels of processed cheese products are at their lowest since these products were first introduced in 1974. Today, more people want their cheese in as "natural" a form as possible. But in 2017, these extremely processed dairy products are rapidly going extinct.
Most kids born before the turn of the millennium can remember plucking the pastel-colored marshmallows out of their Lucky Charms, or digging around in their box of Cap'n Crunch for a prize. But this onetime breakfast staple is now fighting a steep decline.
"Consumers want more portability [and] more protein to stay fuller longer," and oh yeah, less sugar.
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