Food Marketing

Conference to Address Food Tech, Consumer Experience


PHILADELPHIA (February 10, 2012) – The Department of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University will host the sixth annual Food Industry Summit on Thursday, March 8 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. A venue for food industry CEOs, presidents and executives to present their insights on major issues and trends, this year’s event will focus on how companies can best use technology to improve their customers' shopping experience.

Professor Examines Generation Gap in Foodservice Habits


PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 14, 2011) – America’s two largest generations, Baby Boomers and Millennials, jointly comprise 151 million individuals who are responsible for nearly 65 out of every $100 spent in the foodservice industry – this figure will rise to close to $75 within the next ten years. Possessing a firm grasp of their habits and expectations regarding foodservice is invaluable to marketers and will be even more so in the future.

Faculty Member Endows Scholarship


John Stanton, Ph.D., professor of food marketing, and his wife, Carol, believe in the power of education. The couple recently endowed the James J. Neville, S.J. scholarship for students in Saint Joseph's University's food marketing program. Valued at $50,000, this is the third scholarship supported by the Stantons since 2001.

Food Marketing Partnership Aims to Eliminate Food Deserts


PHILADELPHIA (April 29, 2011) — Consumers, community leaders and organizations will benefit from a new partnership between Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business and UpLift Solutions that aims to alleviate “food deserts” in urban areas. Defined as socially or economically distressed communities whose populations don’t have access to nutritional food and non-food products, food deserts are in need of the services offered by large, full-scale supermarkets.

Food Marketing Students Recognized by Genuardi’s


PHILADELPHIA (April 28, 2011) - The Genuardi Family Foundation has awarded two Saint Joseph’s University students academic scholarships. The awards, in honor of the Genuardi brothers, were given to sophomores in the food marketing program and will go toward the students’ remaining tuition at SJU.

New Food Distribution Model Tackles Hunger in Philadelphia


Thanks to the hard work of Saint Joseph’s University students and faculty a new Community Food Center will launch this month, giving Philadelphia’s hungry access to food in a non-traditional way.

Researcher Named Food Marketing Endowed Chair


PHILADELPHIA (September 2, 2009) – With his blonde hair tied back into a low ponytail, Neal H. Hooker, Ph.D., looks like he spent the summer surfing waves rather than researching international food policy and childhood obesity. It just goes to show you – looks can be deceiving.

Professors’ Research Offers a Plate of Surprises


PHILADELPHIA (February 7, 2011) - For many people, eating organic food is more than a culinary preference - it’s a carefully calculated lifestyle choice. Organic products typically cost 10 to 40 percent more than similar conventionally produced products, making this lifestyle choice expensive. But how organic are these products?

Twin Sisters, Dual Passion: Where Family Business Meets Beach


<p>To U.S. citizens, the idea of starting a family business, setting your own hours and working for yourself is a slice of the American dream. For twins Arrial and Gaelan Finnerty &rsquo;12, that dream is a reality. For many, being an entrepreneur is a full-time job. For others, being a full-time student is a full-time job.