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Breakfast Cereal Fighting to Reclaim Place in America’s Morning Ritual

A perfect storm of cultural, culinary and demographic trends has led to a stubborn weakness in the breakfast cereal market.  As all-day snacking replaces … Continue reading

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Local Foods Trend Naturally Close To Consumers’ Purchase Preferences

Will local foods overtake organic foods in popularity? Some members of the food industry think so based in part on consumer demand now at … Continue reading

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Packaged Facts: Pet Food Market an Intriguing Acquisition Target for Food Giants

In the $28 billion U.S. pet food market, mergers and acquisitions have dominated the headlines in recent years. According to a report from Packaged … Continue reading

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Report: New Directions for Key Areas of the U.S. Functional Food & Beverage Market

What do the latest trends in functional foods and beverages targeting weight management and satiety, sports nutrition and energy have in common?  All three … Continue reading

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Pet Supplements Market to Soar—Packaged Facts

The U.S. pet supplements market is on the precipice of a revival. Between 2010-2014, the market fell from the double digit growth rates enjoyed … Continue reading

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Key Trends Shaping the U.S. Pet Industry

With sales reaching $73 billion in 2014, the U.S. pet products and services market is continuing its upward trajectory on the strength of several … Continue reading

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Sales of Local Foods Reaches $12 Billion—Packaged Facts

Like organic products before them, locally produced foods are stepping out of the shadow of their once “quirky niche” designation to claim a much … Continue reading

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Packaged Facts: Sales of Local Foods Reaches $12 Billion

Like organic products before them, locally produced foods are stepping out of the shadow of their once “quirky niche” designation to claim a much … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Food Retail Market Continues to Grow

The gluten-free market is cementing its staying power as more than a mere dietary fad and continues to make national headlines, including a recent … Continue reading

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Trend Toward Natural, Organic Products Strengthening Frozen Food Market—Packaged Facts

With “fresh” and “healthy” emerging as food industry buzz words, it’s easy to wonder if frozen foods—which almost inherently fail conjure connotations associated with … Continue reading

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Multicultural Consumers Lead Growth in U.S. Pet Ownership

More than 200 million pets of all types live in American households, and nowhere is pet ownership on the rise faster than in the … Continue reading

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Packaged Facts: Online Grocery Sales Will Near $100 Billion by 2019

Online grocery shopping is currently one of the smallest segments for food and beverage sales, but this rapidly changing business is poised for tremendous … Continue reading

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Consumers Spending More on Premium and Healthy Pet Food Products

Driven by increased focus on pet health and the powerful role in pet owner lives of the human-animal bond, U.S. sales of pet food … Continue reading

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Convenient, Healthy and Creative/New Are Watchwords in the Branded Refrigerated Meals and Meat Market

Major trends in the category of branded refrigerated meals and meats products are centered on making products more convenient, healthier, and more creative or … Continue reading

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Food Gifts for Personal Enjoyment

Food gifting was once almost exclusively the domain of major holidays, birthdays, and graduations, but modern food gifters are finding reasons to not only … Continue reading

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Food Flavor Trends Emphasize Fresh, Fast and Healthy

Key trends and opportunities within the U.S. market for flavors center on ever-changing consumer preferences and recent ongoing and anticipated advances in food flavor … Continue reading

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Food Flavor Trends Emphasize Fresh, Fast, and Healthy

Key trends and opportunities within the U.S. market for flavors center on ever-changing consumer preferences and recent ongoing and anticipated advances in food flavor … Continue reading

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Hot and Cold Breakfast Cereals are Heating Up, Packaged Facts Reports

“Cold and Hot Breakfast Cereals in the U.S.,” a new report from Packaged Facts, assesses the obstacles facing U.S. marketers of cold, or ready-to-eat, … Continue reading

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Healthy Snackers, Niche Marketers Set Tone for Crackers Category

The U.S. market for crackers exceeded $7 billion in 2013 and growth drivers in crackers are fundamentally the same as those sparking growth in … Continue reading

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Sweet Baked Snacks and Desserts Spurs Market

Consumers’ love of sweets has propelled dollar sales of packaged sweet baked snacks and desserts by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5% … Continue reading

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Reinventing Packaged Bread

Packaged bread endures as a staple of the American diet.  Notwithstanding the culinary conflagrations of low-carb and gluten-free, virtually all U.S. consumers eat some … Continue reading

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According to Packaged Facts, In-Store Bakery Goods Market Exceeds $13 Billion

Despite comprising a relatively small percentage of perishable dollar sales at most retail stores, in-house bakeries are a thriving part of the U.S. food … Continue reading

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In-Store Bakery Goods Market Exceeds $13 Billion

Despite comprising a relatively small percentage of perishable dollar sales at most retail stores, in-house bakeries are a thriving part of the U.S. food … Continue reading

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Seniors, Latinos, and Women Among Most Influential Consumers of America in 2020

The fabric of who we are as a nation—from our employment prospects to our family structures—is constantly fraying and being rewoven. The details of … Continue reading

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Global Non-GMO Food and Beverage Market to Reach $800 Billion by 2017

Global sales of non-GMO food and beverages are projected to rise to $800 billion by 2017 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of … Continue reading

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