January 24, 2019

How demographics disrupted dinnertime

In recent years, millennials have been blamed for the downfall of canned tuna, mayonnaise, American cheese and cereal. Another casualty of the generation may be the traditional homecooked dinner.  Shifting demographics have upended the evening mealtime routine, said Dave Donnan, senior partner at A.T. Kearney.  Generations ago, he said, a family of four or five would gather around the dinner table and eat whatever dish mom prepared. Today, 62 percent of households are either single or couples, he said.  Read more

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