When U.S. American gymnast and seven-time Olympic medalist Simone Biles goes for the gold at the XXXIII Olympic Summer Games in Paris next year, the 4’ 8” dynamo will bring her artistry, strength, and power to the vault (Yurchenko double pike vault, now named the Biles II), floor exercise, balance beam, and parallel bars.
In terms of ice cream and frozen novelty sales, matching a “Super Bowl champion”-level performance like those of the Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes in 2020 and 2023, which occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic for ice cream, when consumers sought a home indulgence, is difficult to replicate.
Although perhaps not the impressive gold-medal victory achieved by the U.S. Men’s Olympic hockey team over the Russian’s in 1980 in Lake Placid, N.Y., most areas of the non-dairy market are scoring plenty of goals, with the exception of the juice market, which is biding its next chance to skate through a slump.
Natural cheese — and the diverse types of shredded, chunks, slices, string/stick, crumbled, cubes, ricotta, and all other forms — generated $17.4 billion in dollar sales, a year-over-year (YoY) increase of 7%.
Milk is getting knocked down by changing consumer demographics and attitudes, but a comeback is viable for the nearly $15.6B category. Milk sales are up due to higher prices, while unit sales fell 3.1%