Mark Clouse, the chief executive of
Campbell Soup Co.
speaking at The Wall Street Journal’s Global Food Forum on Monday, said eating on the go, which had been popular before the pandemic, has declined dramatically.
People turned to comfort food initially during the outbreak, Mr. Clouse said. “What we’re seeing now is a greater level of balance and a return to some of those health and wellness trends,” he added.
Chief Executive Steve Cahillane told attendees at Monday’s virtual forum that the company has a chance to appeal to more people given their change in habits. “People are having breakfast together with their families,” Mr. Cahillane said.
Mars Inc. President of Innovation Jean-Christophe Flatin said in a discussion at the forum that consumers are paying more attention to nutrition and packaged-food labels than they did before the public-health crisis. But they don’t just want food that’s nutritious—it still