• by dgranderson@marketresearch.com
  • June 30 2016


What we’re reading - BREAKING: Mondelez bids to take over Hershey

What we’re reading - BREAKING: Mondelez bids to take over Hershey

Packaged Facts covers the American chocolate market in Chocolate Candy in the U.S., 10th Edition..

June 30 - Mondelez recently approached Hershey about the proposed takeover via letter, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal.

The same concerns surrounding the rumored Nestle takeover apply here: Mondelez will need to secure approval for the takeover from the charitable Hershey Trust foundation, which controls 81% of the company’s voting power. The trust can block any unw...


Millennials: Unbanked but bankable?

Millennials: Unbanked but bankable?

Packaged Facts is your trusted source for market research on the financial services industry. We cover topics ranging from financial services for small businesses to debit & credit cards to mobile payments. See our full catalog of related reports here.

June 27 - Survey analysis performed for Packaged Facts’ Underbanked and Unbanked Consumers report suggests a clear general trend away from having checking and savings accounts at traditional banking institutions even while consumers eschewing th...


Millennials get ready to bring up fur baby

Millennials get ready to bring up fur baby

See more Packaged Facts reports focused on Millennials here.

June 20 - The Millennial generation has become a driving force in the American pet industry. Between 2007 and 2015, Millennials were responsible for 43% of the growth in the number of pet owners in the United States. The 43 million pet owners in the 18- to 34-year-old age group now account for around one in three pet owners, according to Packaged Facts in the report Millennials as Pet Market Consumers.

Millennial consumers will pla...


The big reversal on GMO labeling

The big reversal on GMO labeling

June 10 - Four years ago, a referendum, California Proposition_37, Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food, was added to the November 2012 ballot. Prop 37, as it was popularly known, asked California voters to decide if the state should institute mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods, i.e. foods containing genetically modified ingredients or organisms (GMOs). More specifically, Prop 37required labeling on raw or processed food made from plants or animals with genetic mater...


Sweet savings on National Donut Day

Sweet savings on National Donut Day

June 3 - Packaged Facts is offering a sweet deal in honor of National Donut Day. Save 10% on the best-selling report Sweet Baked Goods: U.S. Market Trends through June 10.

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Packaging innovations help sell foods and beverages

Packaging innovations help sell foods and beverages

Save 10% on Food and Beverage Packaging Innovation in the U.S.: Consumer Perspectives with discount code PFFBPICP through July 1.

June 1 - Dramatic changes in demographics, lifestyles, and eating patterns are helping to drive packaging innovations. Among the mega-trends feeding into package development are changing population distribution, fewer married couples, more people living alone, smaller household size, and multi-generational households. These demographic shifts are leading to changes ...