Why Traditional & Plant-Based Dairy are Warring for Shelf Space

Why Traditional & Plant-Based Dairy are Warring for Shelf Space

Once tucked away in the shelf-stable center store, non-dairy and plant-based dairy alternatives have jumped into the refrigerated dairy case alongside milk-based counterparts.


Blue Buffalo Trades Some Mystique for Mass-Market Sales

Blue Buffalo Trades Some Mystique for Mass-Market Sales

Describing the move as “the natural evolution” of its marketing strategy, Blue Buffalo is now marketing select treat and food products in its entry-level LPF brand line at Target, Meijer, Kroger, and Publix


“I don’t have pets…I have fur babies”: Prance Around Pet Services, LLC founder talks life as a Millennial pet parent, pet adoptions, animal welfare, and more

“I don’t have pets…I have fur babies”: Prance Around Pet Services, LLC founder talks life as a Millennial pet parent, pet adoptions, animal welfare, and more

Between 2006 and 2016 the number of 18- to 34-year-old dog owners grew by 39%. During that span Joelyne King--an entrepreneurial Millennial--turned her passion for pets into a labor of love. Here's her take on the U.S. pet industry...


Never Enough Dogs (or Dog Toys)

Never Enough Dogs (or Dog Toys)

Dog owners of all shapes, sizes, and experiences can't resist buying more and more toys for their fur babies.


Unbanked Millennials: A Matter of Perspective

Unbanked Millennials: A Matter of Perspective

The theory that Millennials are abandoning banks may be overblown, depending on how their banking relationships with those banks are being defined.


17% of Adults Receive Meal Kit Delivery

17% of Adults Receive Meal Kit Delivery

In terms of convenience, the food industry already offers prepared meals. Meal kit delivery offers consumers involvement in their food experience, and to many this is critical.


City Pet Owners Stand Apart From Their Country Cousins

City Pet Owners Stand Apart From Their Country Cousins

The way pet owners view their pets and the criteria they use when deciding which pet products to buy are closely tied to whether they live in urban areas, suburban or outer suburban locales, or rural parts of the country.


Doubling Down on Dairy: 5 Ways to Inspire Consumers With Milk, Cheese, and Butter

Doubling Down on Dairy: 5 Ways to Inspire Consumers With Milk, Cheese, and Butter

Dairy foods are a core and cherished part of the American diet. Even as non-dairy alternatives expand into new territories, so do the animal milk-based originals, according to the Packaged Facts report "2017 Forecast: Culinary Trend Tracking Series".


With Whole Foods, Amazon Goes for the Grocery Gold

With Whole Foods, Amazon Goes for the Grocery Gold

Even before the acquisition, it was hard to escape the sense that time was on Amazon’s side rather than Walmart’s, especially in terms of growth.


Meal Kits Successfully Get Fresh with Consumers

Meal Kits Successfully Get Fresh with Consumers

Blue Apron’s public filing is in line with the market outlook analysis in the first edition of Packaged Facts’ Meal Kit Delivery Services in the U.S. (April 2016), which predicted that robust growth for meal kit delivery services would see the biggest players going public.