• by Cara Rasch
  • July 29 2022
  • food


Pandemic Leads to Expanding Interest in Plant-Forward Diets

Pandemic Leads to Expanding Interest in Plant-Forward Diets

More consumers are turning to plant-forward and plant-centric meals – including plant-based substitutes for animal products such as dairy products and meat – even though they are not cutting out consumption of animal products entirely.


Gen Zers in Payment Industry Spotlight

Gen Zers in Payment Industry Spotlight

The payment preferences Gen Zers are developing will inform their choices and providers for decades to come.


Extending Office Coffee Service Past the Office

Extending Office Coffee Service Past the Office

As the workplace changes, coffee service providers need to look to other markets to expand sales.


Pets as Family Spurs Durable Pet Products Market

Pets as Family Spurs Durable Pet Products Market

Even before pandemic-related financial insecurity, loss of human contact, and anxiety over personal health increased Americans’ dependence on pets for companionship and comfort.


4 Major Trends in Food Carryout and Delivery

4 Major Trends in Food Carryout and Delivery

Consumers continue to report elevated use of restaurant carryout compared to pre-pandemic habits as of Packaged Facts’ February 2022 National Online Consumer Survey.


The Use of Credit Cards by Canadian Consumers

The Use of Credit Cards by Canadian Consumers

With stores closed and businesses locked down, Canadians turned to online channels and e-commerce for their purchases – and their favorite method of payment for these digital transactions was the credit card, which helped support both transaction volume and value.


The “Pandemic Pet” Riddle: Acquisition Offset by Attrition

The “Pandemic Pet” Riddle: Acquisition Offset by Attrition

In this pandemic era, the number of pet-owning households jumped unusually among upper-income households.


Food Gifting Boomed During the Pandemic

Food Gifting Boomed During the Pandemic

The ease with which e-commerce facilitates ordering and shipping made food gifting more popular during the pandemic.


Pet Cleanup Market Booms in Age of Pandemic

Pet Cleanup Market Booms in Age of Pandemic

Because just over half of pet owners agree that having pets inside the home is a household cleanliness and hygiene concern, litter and cleanup products have become an even more important part of pet ownership.


Spotlight on Digital Pet Care as a Driver of Change in Vet Services

Spotlight on Digital Pet Care as a Driver of Change in Vet Services

Digital pet care was taking off before the pandemic, and all sectors are poised for ongoing rapid growth.