Hispanic influence growing in the dairy and dairy alternative beverages market

Hispanic influence growing in the dairy and dairy alternative beverages market

This blog is based on the Packaged Facts reports Dairy and Dairy Alternative Beverage Trends in the U.S., 3rd Edition and Hispanic Food Shoppers in the U.S. Purchase your copies for more insights.

Over the last couple of years the big story in the dairy milk vs. plant milk competition is the extraordinary growth of almond milk. Dollar, volume, and unit sales of almond milk have all increased at double-digit rates the expense of dairy milk as well as by taking sales away from soy milk, which no...


NY Yankee Teixeira goes gluten- and dairy-free, reclaims place among baseball’s elite. Coincidence?

NY Yankee Teixeira goes gluten- and dairy-free, reclaims place among baseball’s elite. Coincidence?

This past February, New York Yankee Mark Teixeira announced intentions to hit 30 home runs and collect 100 RBIs during the then-upcoming Major League Baseball season. Prior to 2012, these numbers would have been lofty yet attainable goals for a superstar of Teixeira’s stature. But in recent years the two time all-star first baseman appeared snakebitten having missed extensive time due to injuries that tarnished his reputation as one of baseball’s most feared sluggers.

Fast forward four months ...


National Coffee Association and Packaged Facts unite for June 23 webinar

National Coffee Association and Packaged Facts unite for June 23 webinar

Packaged Facts research director David Sprinkle will present a webinar entitled “The Shifting Landscape for Office Coffee Service” in conjunction with the National Coffee Association (NCA) on June 23, 2015 from 1:00-2:00 pm EST.

The webinar, which draws on Packaged Facts’ report Office Coffee Service in the U.S.: Market Trends and Opportunities (March 2015), lays out the opportunities, challenges and trends shaping the office coffee service market.

To register for the webinar or for more inf...


More than 7 million households in Canada own pets

More than 7 million households in Canada own pets

In the just-released Canadian Pet Market Outlook, 2 nd Edition (May 2015), Packaged Facts reports that 7.3 million Canadian households have pets. Featuring dozens of expert insights into the Canadian pet market, including recommendations regarding the future of the industry, drivers, sales figures, and more, the report is a must own addition to any research library.

Purchase a copy before October 1 and receive a 5% discount using promo code PFCPMO2015. Visit http://www.packagedfacts.com/Canadi...


“Clean label” movement picks up steam

“Clean label” movement picks up steam

“Clean label” has become a hot topic in the food and beverage industry as consumers begin to look more closely at what goes into their food and beverages. Many consumers are now using the “kitchen test”-“can the ingredients on the label be found in my own kitchen?”-as their rule of thumb to determine whether or not to buy a product. They are scrutinizing ingredients decks on packages for a short list of ingredients with names they can recognize, and avoiding those with unpronounceable, chemical-...