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With Prepared Foods Market at $32 Billion, Supermarkets Aren’t Just for Groceries Anymore

Sales of prepared foods and ready-to-eat foods at retail will reach $32.45 billion in 2012, up 7.5% from 2011, according to Prepared Foods and … Continue reading

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$20 Billion in Chocolate Candy Sales—and 20% Growth in Organic

The $20 billion U.S. chocolate candy market is mature, differentiated, and demanding.  That makes it challenging for marketers of chocolate products seeking to distinguish … Continue reading

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U.S. Ice Cream Market Tops $25 Billion

Edvard Munch’s iconic “The Scream” just sold for a record $120 million at auction in New York, but that’s peanuts compared to the very … Continue reading

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Not Just for Breakfast: A Boom in the Food Bars Market

U.S. retail sales of cereal/granola bars and energy/nutrition bars reached $5.7 billion in 2011, according to Food Bars in the U.S., a just-released report … Continue reading

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Marketers Scramble for Footing as Pet Owners Shop Around

Pet product marketers and retailers must re-evaluate their strategic options to respond to an increasingly competitive marketplace, according to “Pet Product Retail Channel and … Continue reading

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Retail Coffee Sales Jump 17% to $7 Billion

Retail sales of coffee reached $7.3 billion in 2011, an increase of nearly 17% over 2010, according to “Coffee and Ready-to-Drink Coffee in the … Continue reading

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$8.5 Billion Natural HBC Market Resists Recession

Natural health and beauty care (HBC) product sales through all U.S. retail channels will reach $8.5 billion in 2011, according to “Natural and Organic … Continue reading

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Growing gluten-free

The gluten-free market is expected to double in the next four years. The biggest challenge facing retailers may be holding the attention of consumers. … Continue reading

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