Top Trends in the Children’s Food and Beverage Market

Top Trends in the Children’s Food and Beverage Market

Compared to all consumers, parents are more likely to prioritize food characteristics that provide a health halo such as high protein, unsaturated fats, clean label, low sugar, and non-GMO. Parents tend to be more health-conscious and choosy about foods for their kids and themselves.


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.


4 Major Trends in Food Carryout and Delivery

4 Major Trends in Food Carryout and Delivery

Consumers continue to report elevated use of restaurant carryout compared to pre-pandemic habits as of Packaged Facts’ February 2022 National Online Consumer Survey.


Children’s Food and Beverage Trends During the Pandemic

Children’s Food and Beverage Trends During the Pandemic

The grocery market experienced much faster than average growth in 2020 and 2021 since people were staying at home more than usual due to remote work and schooling.


Millennials and the Food Gardening Plant Parent Trend

Millennials and the Food Gardening Plant Parent Trend

Plant-loving Millennials are treating plants as an initial step toward the responsibility that comes with parenting or homeownership.


3 Plant-Based Consumer Insights for Veganuary

Veganuary offers the opportunity to remember that plant-based eating and sustainability are some of the top food trends affecting consumer preferences and food product launches in recent years, causing more general consumers to think about these issues, not just those following veganism or vegetarianism.


Lactose Intolerance, Food Allergies, & Sensitivities Create New Opportunities for Plant-Based Dairy

Lactose Intolerance, Food Allergies, & Sensitivities Create New Opportunities for Plant-Based Dairy

Because allergies to milk and eggs are relatively common, many consumers with allergies to these ingredients may turn to plant-based dairy or egg alternatives to be able to enjoy the functions or flavor of products they normally cannot eat.


Millennials and Gen Z are Prime Consumers of Plant-Based Meat, Poultry, and Seafood

Millennials and Gen Z are Prime Consumers of Plant-Based Meat, Poultry, and Seafood

American consumers between the ages of 18 and 44 are the most likely to eat plant-based meat and account for the majority of plant-based meat consumers.


Plant-Based Prepared Meals are Ripe with Opportunity

Plant-Based Prepared Meals are Ripe with Opportunity

Incorporating plant-based meat into prepared foods is the ultimate convenience since consumers can have a complete meal at home or at a workplace with little effort.


Halloween Food Gifting a Social Distancing Alternative to Trick-or-Treating

Halloween Food Gifting a Social Distancing Alternative to Trick-or-Treating

Halloween is less commonly a gift-giving holiday, with the celebratory focus being placed upon snacks and candy given to trick-or-treaters. Nonetheless, the holiday provides many opportunities for food gifting to personal friends, acquaintances, or family members.