Yogurt’s Free-From Culture

Yogurt’s Free-From Culture

In the U.S. yogurt market, the free-from trend has brought to store shelves dairy-free, plant-based yogurt featuring ingredients such as soy, coconut, almonds, and cashews, as well as pea-based yogurt. Look for innovation to expand in 2018 and beyond.


ACH: Beat It or Join It?

ACH: Beat It or Join It?

In the U.S., electronic B2B payment value remains dominated by ACH: Packaged Facts in the report "Commercial Payment Cards: U.S. and Global Market Trends, 10th Edition" estimates that commercial cards comprised 3.7% of electronic B2B payment value in 2016.


Pet Food Sales Get Physical: Brick-and-Mortar Stores Preferred by Dog and Cat Owners

Pet Food Sales Get Physical: Brick-and-Mortar Stores Preferred by Dog and Cat Owners

Despite e-commerce uptick, 88% of dog owners, 93% of cat owners purchase pet food in a store


Prepared Foods, Packaged Facts, and Predictions for 2018

Prepared Foods, Packaged Facts, and Predictions for 2018

Forecasting the next big food & beverage trends is never easy, but “Prepared Foods” magazine recently released predictions for 2018, including insights from Packaged Facts.


What We’re Reading: "Walmart jumps into meal-kit fray as Kroger expands its offerings"

What We’re Reading: "Walmart jumps into meal-kit fray as Kroger expands its offerings"

Walmart.com recently began selling nearly 30 meal-kits while Kroger expanded its meal-kit program to 200 stores.


The Costco AnyWhere Visa: Off to the Races

The Costco AnyWhere Visa: Off to the Races

Industry watchers have debated the viability of the Costco Visa credit card program since Citi announced acquiring it, but the move could prove profitable sooner rather than later.


The Slice is Right

The Slice is Right

Packaged Facts is pleased to announce that you can now buy slices of our industry-leading market research reports.


Online Grocery Mambo #5

Online Grocery Mambo #5

How are long-standing online grocers such as Instacart outshining newer entrants into the space? Find out…


Retailer-Specific Mobile Apps an Important Means of Consumer Engagement

Retailer-Specific Mobile Apps an Important Means of Consumer Engagement

Retailer-specific mobile apps have become an important means of consumer engagement. They have been downloaded by a majority (53%) of smartphone users, and 42% have used them in the past 30 days, according to "Private Label Credit Cards in the U.S., 10th Edition."


Making Innovation Accessible in the Cat Litter Category

Making Innovation Accessible in the Cat Litter Category

As the largest category in the non-food pet supplies market, cat litter is expected to hit sales of $2.8 billion by the end of 2017.