FDA seeks consumer input on “natural” food labeling

FDA seeks consumer input on “natural” food labeling

This blog is based on Packaged Facts’ report Meat and Poultry: U.S. Retail Market Trends and Opportunities. For a limited time save 10% at checkout with code PFSAVE10.

On Christmas Eve 2015 the Food and Drug Administration announced that it was extending the comment period on its request for consumer input on the subject of using the term natural on food labels. Back in early November 2015, the FDA first announced its request for comments to be submitted through February 10, 2016. The new dead...


See the happy chickens dance!

See the happy chickens dance!

Make Egg Market Trends and Opportunities in the U.S. a staple of your company’s market research. Add the report by February 2016 and receive a 5% discount using code: PFHAPEGG. Dec. 15 - It’s a pretty common to see chickens wandering around in the yards of the family farms that surround the town where I live in southern Maine. That image was on my mind when I read the news that McDonald’s is going to only use eggs from chickens that are kept in cage-free living environments. I wondered if others...


20% off all coffee and tea reports for National Coffee Day

20% off all coffee and tea reports for National Coffee Day

Packaged Facts is offering a perky deal for National Coffee Day. Receive 20% off all our coffee- or tea-related market research reports. Use promo code PFCoffeeDay at checkout before October 31.

Make no mistake, coffee is big business. Add essential reports including Office Coffee Service in the U.S.: Market Trends and Opportunities, 2nd Edition and Tea and Ready-to-Drink Tea in the U.S.: Retail and Foodservice, 5th Edition to your research library today for an edge over the competition.

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Target tests grocery delivery service, enters $23 billion market segment

Target tests grocery delivery service, enters $23 billion market segment

Purchase Online Food Shopping and Grocery Delivery in the U.S.: Future of Food Retailing by November 1, and receive 20% off the report using promo code PFTARGET2015.

To date, fewer than a dozen online grocery services with the potential to be viable on a national level or across a wide swath of the country have emerged from the competitive fray. But as we all know, convenience is king in the American culture. And the desire for near-instant gratification when ordering online has only boosted r...


The safe and accurate food labeling act (If you feel like it)

The safe and accurate food labeling act (If you feel like it)

On sale now, Non-GMO Foods: U.S. and Global Market Perspective, 2nd Edition from Packaged Facts. Buy the report by Dec. 15 and receive 5% with promo code PFGMO2015.

The House of Representatives has passed HR 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, another one of those legislative titles that are the opposite of what the substance of the bill actually proposes. The Act, which still needs Senate approval and a presidential signature-neither of which are guaranteed-would establish uniform ...


David Sprinkle to present on healthy fats and oils at Natural Products Expo East 2015

David Sprinkle to present on healthy fats and oils at Natural Products Expo East 2015

Natural Products Expo East 2015 in Baltimore, MD will feature Packaged Facts research director David Sprinkle as a guest speaker. Sprinkle will present on the topic Healthy Fats and Oils: Immediate Solutions, Long-Term Benefits on September 17 at 9 am.

As part of his presentation, Sprinkle will pinpoint three important factors that will stimulate sales growth of healthy fats and oils. They include:

• innovating and maintaining product integrity in holistic ways that resonate with the generat...


First school district with 100% organic, non-GMO meals makes the grade

First school district with 100% organic, non-GMO meals makes the grade

Searching for market research on healthy food products? Packaged Facts has it covered. Purchase either Non-GMO Foods: U.S. and Global Market Perspective, 2nd Edition or Natural and Organic Foods and Beverages in the U.S., 4th Edition by December 1 and receive 5% off with promo PFQUINOA.

“What’s quinoa?” It’s a question that’s conceivably crossed the mind of just about any American consumer who has either shopped at Whole Foods in the past few years or who has adopted a healthier lifestyle comp...


Millennials are not the only foodies who matter

Millennials are not the only foodies who matter

Don’t miss out on this exclusive offer! Receive 5% off Foodies in the U.S.: Opportunities for Restaurants and Retail, 2nd Edition through December 1 using promo code PF081015.

Many food retailers and foodservice companies persist in focusing their marketing efforts on foodies under the age of 35, or those who are members of the Millennial generation. Packaged Facts report Foodies in the U.S.: Opportunities for Restaurants and Retail, 2nd Edition confirms that foodies have an above-average like...


Ice cream: The ultimate year-round indulgence

Ice cream: The ultimate year-round indulgence

Beat the heat this summer with great deals on select Packaged Facts reports, including 5% off Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts in the U.S.: Opportunities in Retail and Foodservice, 8th Edition. Use promo code PF0722IC by October 15.

Is there ever a bad time to consume ice cream? While the summer months might offer more ideal occasions to cool off with one’s favorite frozen dessert, the reality is that the majority of Americans eat ice cream year-round without regard to the outside temperatures. P...


National Coffee Association and Packaged Facts unite for June 23 webinar

National Coffee Association and Packaged Facts unite for June 23 webinar

Packaged Facts research director David Sprinkle will present a webinar entitled “The Shifting Landscape for Office Coffee Service” in conjunction with the National Coffee Association (NCA) on June 23, 2015 from 1:00-2:00 pm EST.

The webinar, which draws on Packaged Facts’ report Office Coffee Service in the U.S.: Market Trends and Opportunities (March 2015), lays out the opportunities, challenges and trends shaping the office coffee service market.

To register for the webinar or for more inf...