Successful food products marketing is no longer just about the 4Ps (optimizing the marketing mix), improving service and product quality, and/or managing supplier, distributor and consumer relationships. In a new era of experimental marketing, it is also about adding value for the customer and enhancing consumer experiences. This paper explores recent developments in marketing and suggests that we may just be returning to an era when food consumption was fun and not just a means of providing essential sustenance.
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