Sarah Schmidt

Sarah Schmidt

Sarah Schmidt is a Managing Editor at, a leading provider of global market intelligence products and services.

Recent Posts by Sarah Schmidt:

Top 7 Things to Know About the Growing Plant-Based Market

“Plant-based” is the latest buzzword gracing the covers of magazines, cookbooks, and food packaging.

Topics: Food & Beverage Packaged Facts Industry Insights

Key Insights from the Latest Sustainability Market Research Reports

Environmental sustainability is a major trend impacting a broad range of industries, and many different market research publishers have released new reports covering this topic from every angle.

Topics: Industry Insights

Labor Shortages and the Impact on the U.S. Economy

In the U.S., the ongoing labor shortage is having far-reaching effects, from intensifying inflation and supply chain disruption, to extending wait times for online orders and home renovation projects, according to Peter Kusnic, Research Analyst at The Freedonia Group.

Topics: Industry Insights

News Articles Featuring Data and Insights from

The news media frequently relies on as a trusted source of market data and analyst perspectives.

Topics: Industry Insights

Top Trends Impacting the Packaging Machinery Industry

Packaging machinery plays an essential role across a wide variety of industries including food and beverage, personal care, chemicals, electronics, and pharmaceuticals.

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights

What Are the Biggest Trends in the U.S. Food Industry?

Consumers are concerned about high prices and supply chain issues at the grocery store, but these troubling issues are only one aspect of the overall market landscape.

Topics: Food & Beverage Packaged Facts Industry Insights

The Top Trends in the U.S. Pet Industry, According to Experts

The U.S. pet market has shown extraordinary resilience and sales growth in the wake of COVID-19.

Topics: Pets Packaged Facts Industry Insights

15 Leading Publishers of K-12 Scientific Instructional Materials

The number of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs in the U.S. is expected to grow in the future, but some worry the workforce will not keep pace.

Topics: Education Industry Insights Simba Information

Top 7 Things to Know About the U.S. Pet Industry

The U.S. pet industry continues to defy gravity and surge to new heights.

Topics: Pets Industry Insights

3 Food Packaging Trends to Watch

The food market is challenging for packaging suppliers due to the immense number of unique applications where packaging must not only meet detailed performance standards but also be cost-effective and align with specific sustainability targets.

Topics: Food & Beverage Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights The Freedonia Group