Food Waste: Trends and Opportunities for Reduction

Food Waste: Trends and Opportunities for Reduction

Consumers are responsible for the majority of food waste from the whole supply chain.


Key Drivers and Trends in the Dairy and Egg Alternatives Market

Key Drivers and Trends in the Dairy and Egg Alternatives Market

Plant-based dairy and egg products include alternatives to dairy or eggs that attempt to replicate the flavor, function, and/or texture of these products with plant proteins.


Over Half of Dog/Cat Owners Have Senior Pets

Over Half of Dog/Cat Owners Have Senior Pets

Among dog-owning households, the share with senior dogs rose from 41.6% in 2012 to 53.5% as of 2022.

  • by Cara Rasch
  • October 3 2022
  • food
  • meat


Plant-Based Meat Industry Growth: Key Drivers and Challenges

Plant-Based Meat Industry Growth: Key Drivers and Challenges

According to Packaged Facts’ new report Meat, Poultry, & Seafood Alternatives: Plant-Based and Cell-Cultured Types, some consumers are abstaining from animal products by going vegan or vegetarian, but many more are simply reducing consumption of animal products with a flexitarian or semi-vegetarian diet.


Will Pet Owners Still Be Willing to Spend on Pet Food?

Will Pet Owners Still Be Willing to Spend on Pet Food?

Historically, pet owners have shown themselves willing to spend even in the face of a true recession.


Inflation, Supply Chain, and the Pet Products Shopper

Inflation, Supply Chain, and the Pet Products Shopper

Manufacturers have slowly increased their prices, spurred by challenges in acquiring ingredients, packaging materials, and other items that go into making and selling pet products.

  • 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.