Worldwide, within the next 20 years, the number of people over 60 years of age will exceed one billion. By the year 2020, 25% of the United States population will be 60 years or older, a growth of 8% over today. This demographic trend makes older people one of the fastest-growing population segments in the U.S. As lifespan continues to increase, there will be a particularly sharp rise in the number of people living beyond the age of 85.

Food Preference and Consumption Among the ElderlyAside from those companies that market products developed sp…

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