Cold Brew Coffee: Consumer Demand Heating Up

Cold Brew Coffee: Consumer Demand Heating Up

Iced coffee beverages broaden the coffee playing field, satisfying refreshment-based consumer needs by carrying the beverage well beyond its morning daypart stronghold.


Prepared Foods, Packaged Facts, and Predictions for 2018

Prepared Foods, Packaged Facts, and Predictions for 2018

Forecasting the next big food & beverage trends is never easy, but “Prepared Foods” magazine recently released predictions for 2018, including insights from Packaged Facts.


Clean Label Gives Coffee Creamers a Boost

Clean Label Gives Coffee Creamers a Boost

Whereas not long ago product development in the coffee creamers realm centered on new flavor varieties, leading marketers are now aggressively responding to consumers’ desire for clean label products. Part of the goal is to attract new customers by alleviating concerns about ingredients.


Tea blends trends to create a growth cocktail

Tea blends trends to create a growth cocktail

Feb. 19 - This blog is based on the report Foodservice Tea Market Trends in the U.S. Save 10% at checkout with the code PFSAVE10.

A bright future

Given current industry momentum and tea’s pivotal role in helping limited-service players grow lunch and afternoon sales, we believe tea sales growth rates will trend slightly upward over the next few years, growing 5.1% in 2016 and 5.3% in 2017.

Recent developments buoy our forecast, including Starbucks’ leveraging of the Teavana brand to grow i...