Retailers in the new year are expected to pay more attention to the interests of men, who accounted for 36% of natural-food shoppers in the past year, per a magazine survey, as well as the growing number of kid foodies, or "koodies." According to The Fresh Ideas Group's fourth annual consumer trends forecast, there will be more practical dining options available, such as ready-made grocery store meals, and the continued growth of reasonably priced organic foods.

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