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


Butter is Back and Specialty Fats are Emerging

Butter is Back and Specialty Fats are Emerging

Butter sales reached their highest level in decades


Tyson Foods, Transparency, and ‘No Antibiotics Ever’

Tyson Foods, Transparency, and ‘No Antibiotics Ever’

Tyson’s recent moves respond to the growing trend among consumers, particularly Millennials, to view humane treatment of livestock animals as an ethical imperative, and an important component of corporate policies for marketers involved in meat, poultry, and dairycase products.


Frozen Foods Follow the Green Giant

Frozen Foods Follow the Green Giant

Green Giant proves innovation is key to heating up frozen food sales.


58% of Consumers Are Increasingly Concerned About Food Animal Welfare

58% of Consumers Are Increasingly Concerned About Food Animal Welfare

Despite consumers’ varying levels of understanding the relationships between organic brand foods and animal welfare standards, new standards are being shaped by next-generation consumer expectations.


Heads Up on Humane in Meat and Poultry Industries

Heads Up on Humane in Meat and Poultry Industries

Consumer concern over animal welfare issues has reached critical mass in the meat and poultry industries, creating a new generation of challenges and opportunities.


25% of Americans Purchased Meal Kits in 2016

25% of Americans Purchased Meal Kits in 2016

Culinary convenience is a quality coveted by many Americans who struggle to fit meal preparation into their busy schedules. It’s no surprise, then, that meal kit delivery services are the latest and most successful attempt to provide people who are on the go with simple solutions to their mealtime problem.


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.


Alternative Ingredient Snacks are for City Folk

Alternative Ingredient Snacks are for City Folk

Americans living in urban areas are the biggest fans of alternative ingredient snacks, even more so than people who live in suburban areas and far more than those living in rural settings. The differences are most pronounced for pulse- and seaweed-based snacks, but the pattern holds true for every type of alternative ingredient salty snack and cracker; rural snackers are just less interested.