Vermont’s GMO labeling law a food industry game changer

Vermont’s GMO labeling law a food industry game changer

March 23 - For all the headlines and hubbub surrounding genetically modified organisms, any lasting action to fiercely regulate foods containing GMOs has been relatively paltry by comparison. That is about to change. A law in Vermont is already having a noteworthy ripple effect on how at least one major food company plans to label its products going forward. The law mandates that food packages in the state must include GMO labeling on July 1.

Late last week General Mills Inc announced intentio...


Chipotle’s microbial quandary highlights industrywide food safety concerns

Chipotle’s microbial quandary highlights industrywide food safety concerns

The following blog is based on current events and analysis featured in Consumers and Food Safety in the U.S.: Implications for Marketers, Retailers and Foodservice. Save 10% on the report with promo code PFSAVE10.

Jan. 13 - Last year, Chipotle Mexican Grill discovered a hard lesson: it’s all fun, games, and shrewd capitalism until customers fall victim to a foodborne illness. The scrutiny that has plagued the company following a series of E. coli outbreaks has tarnished the reputation of a cha...


Packaged Facts’ holiday guide to the food gifting demographic

Packaged Facts’ holiday guide to the food gifting demographic

This blog is based on Food Gifting in the U.S., 4th Edition. For more insights from the report click here.

Behold the food gift, that wonderfully trendy present that combines two things people love: yummy morsels that tantalize the taste buds and the thrill of being the recipient of someone else’s thoughtfulness. On the strength of gift-giving centric occasions such as birthdays, Valentine’s Day and winter holidays (Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa), U.S. food gifting sales reached an estimated $2...


Ancient grains - Not all about quinoa

Ancient grains - Not all about quinoa

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Two ingredients no trendy restaurant would dare leave off the menu these days are kale and quinoa. Although some recent media reports suggest that quinoa fatigue has started to set in and another ancient grain is about to steal the show, quinoa fans need not despair. The sustained appeal of quinoa, and ancient grai...


Nothing scary about the bright future of the U.S. chocolate candy market

Nothing scary about the bright future of the U.S. chocolate candy market

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Americans love their chocolate. And while seasonal events such as a Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and Halloween seemingly offer unabashed opportunity to gorge on these sweet treats in all their various incarnations, truth is the majority of consumers find reasons to indulge their chocolate cravings year-round...


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...


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

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

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

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

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“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...


Save 10% on chocolate candy and crackers reports for National S’mores Day

Save 10% on chocolate candy and crackers reports for National S’mores Day

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On National Junk Food Day and beyond, the popularity of salty snacks licks the competition 24/7/365

On National Junk Food Day and beyond, the popularity of salty snacks licks the competition 24/7/365

There are 50 million consumers who often snack between meals and agree that “salted snacks are my favorite snack.” Packaged Facts reveals who they are and how to market to them in our report Salty Snacks in the U.S.

It’s National Junk Food Day, and with Americans nationwide indulging in junk foods ranging from the traditional to the weird and wacky, it’s a perfect time to pay homage to the granddaddy of all junk foods-the salty snack.

Whether it be the crunchy potato chip, the versatile corn...