Market Insights

StarKist® Market Insights

StarKist keeps tabs on the latest news and information related to seafood to help you navigate the sea of regulations and trends affecting the industry.  In Market Insights we’ll highlight key areas of interest, new studies and regulations affecting the industry.  Check back often to find out what is new!

Seafood for Children's Health

Despite widespread effort and attention to helping consumers make changes, the statistics are still shocking. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the rate of childhood obesity has more than doubled for children, and quadrupled for adolescents, in the past 30 years.1

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Meeting Protein Needs in Older Adults

Protein requirements change as we age, requiring higher intakes, especially as we head into our senior years. Protein is especially important for maintaining muscle mass, repairing tissues and increasing bone strength. It’s also critical for those who are bedridden or recovering from a health event. Many researchers recommend, for seniors, 1 to 1.2 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. This amount of protein helps preserve muscle mass and strength.

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Incorporating Lean Protein into Plant Based Menus

Consumers today are looking for healthy meal options and focusing on eating more plant-based meals. Many are also looking for ways to incorporate more protein into their meals and snacks. 

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