4 Ways Grocers Can Improve Outreach to Affluent Food Shoppers

4 Ways Grocers Can Improve Outreach to Affluent Food Shoppers

Packaged Fact identifies four key ways that U.S. grocers can better attract and meet the needs of this important and influential consumer segment.


Affluent Food Shoppers: Money Isn’t Everything

Affluent Food Shoppers: Money Isn’t Everything

The sheer volume of spending on food at home by affluent households—which is in excess of $100 billion—makes them an essential consumer segment for food manufacturers, marketers, distributors, and grocers...But, as Packaged Facts reports, it’s not money alone that sets affluent food shoppers apart.


The Importance of Health-Related Product Claims and Positioning

The Importance of Health-Related Product Claims and Positioning

Industry players and marketers are doing their part in addressing health trends through new product development of better-for-you breakfast.


Ancient Ayurveda Cutting Edge in Functional Health

Ancient Ayurveda Cutting Edge in Functional Health

Behind these popular health-food ingredients is a menu of more traditional Ayurvedic staples. Herbal and medicinal teas, as well as a slew of novel ready-to-drink functional beverages, tout their potent botanical benefits that connect with consumers interested in holistic well-being


Natural Foods Shoppers are Calling Retailer Shots

Natural Foods Shoppers are Calling Retailer Shots

America's perennial enthusiasm for health and wellness is expressed in their food product choices, and natural & organic retailers are often the first to meet this demand.


A New Grocery Age Not Just for Natural Grocers

A New Grocery Age Not Just for Natural Grocers

The Amazon/Whole Foods marriage marks the tipping point in a shift that is already underway, with the brick-and-mortar store of the future still alive and well but vastly different as a result of ever sophisticated mobile apps and new-generation brick-plus-click logistics including store remodels.


Why Traditional & Plant-Based Dairy are Warring for Shelf Space

Why Traditional & Plant-Based Dairy are Warring for Shelf Space

Once tucked away in the shelf-stable center store, non-dairy and plant-based dairy alternatives have jumped into the refrigerated dairy case alongside milk-based counterparts.


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.


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.


Store brand ice cream heating up competition

Store brand ice cream heating up competition

Sales of private label frozen desserts have grown steadily over the last couple of decades. In recent years, about two-thirds of consumers have come to accept that private label frozen desserts are equal in quality to name brand frozen desserts. This perception is based in reality, as private label frozen desserts have been on a steady rise in terms of quality over the past three decades.