American consumers still love saying “L’eggo my...”

American consumers still love saying “L’eggo my...”

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Aug. 24 - If you love your breakfast food saturated in sweet sticky syrup, you are not alone. Despite food industry trends favoring healthy, gluten free, and portable products, it’s clear that Americas haven’t entirely given their favorite battered breakfast foods the boot.

Recent research by Packaged Facts reveals that more th...


Meal kit delivery services are cooking

Meal kit delivery services are cooking

Learn more about this burgeoning industry in Packaged Facts’ report, Meal Kit Delivery Service in the U.S.

Aug. 22 - Meal kit delivery services have exploded since their introduction in 2012, bridging the space between home-cooked meals and takeout. Meant to solve the perennial problem of “what’s for dinner?,” the services offer people a convenient way to cook at home without having to do the meal planning and grocery shopping. Online portals let consumers order meals ahead from picture menus ...


Packaging innovations help sell foods and beverages

Packaging innovations help sell foods and beverages

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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 ...


What we’re reading: Academy of Science finds GMOs not harmful to human health, reports USA Today

What we’re reading: Academy of Science finds GMOs not harmful to human health, reports USA Today

Packaged Facts covers the GMO market in our 2015 report Non-GMO Foods: U.S. and Global Market Perspective, 2nd Edition. For a limited time save 10% on the report with discount code GMOFACTSUSA.

May 18 - Genetically engineered crops are safe for humans and animals to eat and have not caused increases in cancer, obesity, gastrointestinal illnesses, kidney disease, autism or allergies, an exhaustive report from the National Academies of Science released Tuesday found.

Work on the 388-page repor...


From poultry to plants, Packaged Facts’ May 4 presentation covers U.S. protein market

From poultry to plants, Packaged Facts’ May 4 presentation covers U.S. protein market

For more information on the Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar, or to register, click here.

May 2 - Protein is one of the most prominent and prevalent food industry buzzwords driving sales across both the retail and foodservice landscape. From meat and poultry classics to new and “better-for-you” meat alternatives, consumers are seeking out protein in all its forms.

Just as important, protein’s high profile image over the last few years has resulted in more consumers associating this macr...


The Private Label K-Cup Tightrope Walk

The Private Label K-Cup Tightrope Walk

This blog is based on the report Single-Cup Brew Beverage Products in the U.S.: Coffee Pods and Beyond, 2nd Edition. To purchase the report or for more info click here.

March 18 - Private label is the new single-cup coffee segment power player: In just three years, private label single-cup coffee has gone from nonexistent to major market force, according to Packaged Facts. The market research publisher found that:

As recently as August 2012, private label comprised well under 1% of single-cu...


How Chick-fil-A set the bar for marketing healthful sandwiches

How Chick-fil-A set the bar for marketing healthful sandwiches

Some of the most notable food industry innovation trends involve sandwiches. Get the essential insights into this industry with Packaged Facts’ Sandwiches: Market Trends and Opportunities.

March 8 - For restaurant operators, integrating health on the menu is undeniably important: roughly 61% of adults age 18+ at least somewhat agree that they “try to eat healthier foods these days” and interest in organic/natural is on the rise, with some 28% looking for organic/natural when food shopping, up ...


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...


Consumers souring on Greek yogurt? PepsiCo’s bid for Chobani may indicate otherwise

Consumers souring on Greek yogurt? PepsiCo’s bid for Chobani may indicate otherwise

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Feb. 10 - The reports of Greek yogurt’s death may have been greatly exaggerated. Last December the article “ Goodbye, good old Greek yogurt ” by The Washington Post detailed the apparent wane in consumer interest in Greek yogurt. Sales have noticeably begun to mature after Greek yogurt spent much of the past decade hailed as ...


Americans want healthier food, but love to indulge

Americans want healthier food, but love to indulge

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Feb. 4 - Americans are eating and snacking healthier, but they do love to indulge in sweet baked goods. They can’t live without their cookies, snack cakes, doughnuts, muffins and other sweet treats. And most people like the regular versions over low or fat-free types. Consumers generally eat sweet baked goods to indulge in a treat. Increasingly however some are looking for healthier more n...