Packaged Facts in the News: Easter a Popular Holiday for Food Gifting

Packaged Facts in the News: Easter a Popular Holiday for Food Gifting

The Easter egg remains iconic, but the holiday is also becoming a popular time to give food gifts, finds a recent Packaged Facts study.


Kids’ Food and Beverage is a Tricky Business

Kids’ Food and Beverage is a Tricky Business

The kids’ food and beverage market is a tricky business and requires a special approach to both innovation and marketing


Yogurt’s Free-From Culture

Yogurt’s Free-From Culture

In the U.S. yogurt market, the free-from trend has brought to store shelves dairy-free, plant-based yogurt featuring ingredients such as soy, coconut, almonds, and cashews, as well as pea-based yogurt. Look for innovation to expand in 2018 and beyond.


What We’re Reading: "Walmart jumps into meal-kit fray as Kroger expands its offerings"

What We’re Reading: "Walmart jumps into meal-kit fray as Kroger expands its offerings"

Walmart.com recently began selling nearly 30 meal-kits while Kroger expanded its meal-kit program to 200 stores.


Online Grocery Mambo #5

Online Grocery Mambo #5

How are long-standing online grocers such as Instacart outshining newer entrants into the space? Find out…


A New Grocery Age Not Just for Natural Grocers

A New Grocery Age Not Just for Natural Grocers

The Amazon/Whole Foods marriage marks the tipping point in a shift that is already underway, with the brick-and-mortar store of the future still alive and well but vastly different as a result of ever sophisticated mobile apps and new-generation brick-plus-click logistics including store remodels.


Whole Foods and the Transformation of Amazon Fresh

Whole Foods and the Transformation of Amazon Fresh

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods should push product choices higher in relatively short order. And that is just the beginning.


Why Traditional & Plant-Based Dairy are Warring for Shelf Space

Why Traditional & Plant-Based Dairy are Warring for Shelf Space

Once tucked away in the shelf-stable center store, non-dairy and plant-based dairy alternatives have jumped into the refrigerated dairy case alongside milk-based counterparts.


Doubling Down on Dairy: 5 Ways to Inspire Consumers With Milk, Cheese, and Butter

Doubling Down on Dairy: 5 Ways to Inspire Consumers With Milk, Cheese, and Butter

Dairy foods are a core and cherished part of the American diet. Even as non-dairy alternatives expand into new territories, so do the animal milk-based originals, according to the Packaged Facts report "2017 Forecast: Culinary Trend Tracking Series".


Lidl and E-Commerce Putting a new Face on Value Grocery Retailing

Lidl and E-Commerce Putting a new Face on Value Grocery Retailing

In the $40 billion market for value grocery retailers, Lidl could represent a major shift, possibly influencing the way large numbers of Americans shop for groceries