Slideshow: 74% of consumers say high-quality dog food effective for preventative health care

Slideshow: 74% of consumers say high-quality dog food effective for preventative health care

Good things come in threes. Packaged Facts offers Pet Food in the U.S. as part of a trio of new reports on the American pet industry. Learn more by clicking here.

March 25 - Nearly three-fourths (74%) of U.S. consumers believe high-quality dog foods are effective for preventative health care. This is up from 60% a year ago and from barely half of consumers (51%) in 2014. The findings were published in the Packaged Facts report Pet Food in the U.S., 12th Edition (March 2016).

At the recent Gl...


Vermont’s GMO labeling law a food industry game changer

Vermont’s GMO labeling law a food industry game changer

March 23 - For all the headlines and hubbub surrounding genetically modified organisms, any lasting action to fiercely regulate foods containing GMOs has been relatively paltry by comparison. That is about to change. A law in Vermont is already having a noteworthy ripple effect on how at least one major food company plans to label its products going forward. The law mandates that food packages in the state must include GMO labeling on July 1.

Late last week General Mills Inc announced intentio...


The Private Label K-Cup Tightrope Walk

The Private Label K-Cup Tightrope Walk

This blog is based on the report Single-Cup Brew Beverage Products in the U.S.: Coffee Pods and Beyond, 2nd Edition. To purchase the report or for more info click here.

March 18 - Private label is the new single-cup coffee segment power player: In just three years, private label single-cup coffee has gone from nonexistent to major market force, according to Packaged Facts. The market research publisher found that:

As recently as August 2012, private label comprised well under 1% of single-cu...


Packaged Facts to present at Global Pet Expo on March 16

Packaged Facts to present at Global Pet Expo on March 16

March 14 - Packaged Facts research director David Sprinkle will present at this year’s Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida. The hour-long presentation will begin at 1:00 pm and is free to attend, with seating available on a first come, first served basis for those who did not register beforehand.

Mr. Sprinkle will cover trends in the dog and cat population and pet owner spending, with a forward-looking focus on market drivers and high-growth segments. His data-rich discussion will examine how ...


How Chick-fil-A set the bar for marketing healthful sandwiches

How Chick-fil-A set the bar for marketing healthful sandwiches

Some of the most notable food industry innovation trends involve sandwiches. Get the essential insights into this industry with Packaged Facts’ Sandwiches: Market Trends and Opportunities.

March 8 - For restaurant operators, integrating health on the menu is undeniably important: roughly 61% of adults age 18+ at least somewhat agree that they “try to eat healthier foods these days” and interest in organic/natural is on the rise, with some 28% looking for organic/natural when food shopping, up ...


China UnionPay’s commercial card growth strategy: First Asia, then the world!

China UnionPay’s commercial card growth strategy: First Asia, then the world!

This blog is based on the Packaged Facts report Commercial Payment Cards: U.S. and Global Market Trends, 9th Edition. Find out more by clicking here.

March 1 - Despite the recent slowdown in the Chinese economy and forecasts for tapering growth ahead, homegrown payment network China UnionPay (CUP) remains poised for robust growth both domestically and abroad. At a macro level, China’s two-speed economy emphasizes a shift away from investment and manufacturing and toward consumption and service...