Consumers finding more reasons to trade frozen pizza for restaurant pizza

Consumers finding more reasons to trade frozen pizza for restaurant pizza

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Americans love pizza as evidenced by its position as the second most popular cuisine at quick-service restaurants-regardless of whether the location is simply a mainstream chain or one that specializes in pizza-and and its top position at full-service pizza restaurants, according to research in the report P...


Millennials are not the only foodies who matter

Millennials are not the only foodies who matter

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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...


NY Yankee Teixeira goes gluten- and dairy-free, reclaims place among baseball’s elite. Coincidence?

NY Yankee Teixeira goes gluten- and dairy-free, reclaims place among baseball’s elite. Coincidence?

This past February, New York Yankee Mark Teixeira announced intentions to hit 30 home runs and collect 100 RBIs during the then-upcoming Major League Baseball season. Prior to 2012, these numbers would have been lofty yet attainable goals for a superstar of Teixeira’s stature. But in recent years the two time all-star first baseman appeared snakebitten having missed extensive time due to injuries that tarnished his reputation as one of baseball’s most feared sluggers.

Fast forward four months ...


“Clean label” movement picks up steam

“Clean label” movement picks up steam

“Clean label” has become a hot topic in the food and beverage industry as consumers begin to look more closely at what goes into their food and beverages. Many consumers are now using the “kitchen test”-“can the ingredients on the label be found in my own kitchen?”-as their rule of thumb to determine whether or not to buy a product. They are scrutinizing ingredients decks on packages for a short list of ingredients with names they can recognize, and avoiding those with unpronounceable, chemical-...


New directions for key areas of the U.S. functional food & beverage market

New directions for key areas of the U.S. functional food & beverage market

What do the latest trends in functional foods and beverages targeting weight management and satiety, sports nutrition and energy have in common? All three are benefitting from a shift to products made with more natural and whole food ingredients that are non-GMO and contain no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Protein is particularly important to all three, with meat playing a more important role than in the past in delivering this nutritional benefit. According to the Packaged Facts ...