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Non-GMO Foods are in Industry Spotlight

One of the hottest topics in the food industry today is whether or not foods made using ingredients from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are … Continue reading

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Packaged Facts Announces New Report, “The Future of Food Retailing in the U.S.”

“The Future of Food Retailing: Shopper Insights and Market Opportunities”, a new report from Packaged Facts, provides in-depth analysis of trends in four key … Continue reading

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A Remix in Grocery Retailing

The retail market for foods and beverages is undergoing some of its greatest changes since supermarkets came to the fore in the 1940s and … Continue reading

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U.S. Pet Spending Passes $60 Billion Mark

Consumer spending in the U.S. pet market will reach $62 billion in 2013, up 4.7% over 2012, according to “U.S. Pet Market Outlook 2013-2014,” … Continue reading

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All Eyes on Premium and Natural Pet Products

Packaged Facts estimates U.S. retail sales of pet food (including dogs, cats, and other pets) at $20.0 billion in 2013, recovering from their recessionary … Continue reading

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Mixed Trends Drive Meat Market Growth

Although meat consumption in the U.S. has been on the decline for nearly a decade, the market continues to post growth in overall dollar … Continue reading

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Weight Management Market Expected to Top $40 Billion by 2016

U.S. retail sales of the weight management products and services—including foods and beverages, meal replacements and diet aids, and commercial weight management programs—will reach … Continue reading

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U.S. Retail Sales of Oral Care Products Approach $5 Billion

Sales of over-the-counter oral care products reached $4.9 million in 2012, up 2.2% from 2011 sales, according to Oral Care Products in the U.S., … Continue reading

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Tech-Immersed Moms Are at the Epicenter of New Home-Based Food Culture

Less June Cleaver and more tech-immersed foodie, the modern American mom is at the epicenter of the new home-based food culture and in the … Continue reading

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Premium Private Label Groceries Trump Frugal Fatigue

Private label food and beverage dollar sales topped $98 billion in 2011 to account for 17.6% of total food and beverage retail sales, according … Continue reading

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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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