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.

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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.

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3 Influential Food Industry Trends to Watch in 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted many U.S. consumers to sharpen their focus on their overall health, wellbeing, and weight management goals. Amid widespread concerns about illness, consumers became increasingly interested in foods they perceived to be healthier.

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4 Ways the Food Industry Is Embracing Sustainability

Sustainability is huge trend in the food and beverage industry right now. In a recent video interview, The Freedonia Group's Research Analyst Peter Kusnic sat down with Industry Studies Manager Jennifer Mapes Christ to discuss how the food industry is working to reduce its environmental impact.

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6 Key Beverage Industry Trends to Watch in 2022

Beverage sales rose during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it will be difficult for beverage companies to replicate the record-setting gains of 2020.

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Home Food Gardening Surges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Before the pandemic, Becca Knoblock used to leave her house before 7 a.m. and white-knuckle her way through downtown Denver’s heavy I-25 traffic on her daily commute. Now that she works from home, she starts each day with a cup of coffee outside, where she takes a few minutes to tend her garden.

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Key Consumer Trends Powering the Plant-Based Market

Many consumers are looking to reduce their consumption of meat and animal products as part of a “plant-based” diet. These consumers are not only driven by the desire to improve their own health, they are often leery of the industrial food system, concerned about animal welfare, and worried about the threat of climate change.

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7 Things to Know About the U.S. Beverage Industry in the COVID-19 Era

Sales of major beverage categories are expected to grow from $150 billion to more than $160 billion by the end of 2020, according to a new report titled U.S. Beverage Market Outlook 2020: Grocery Shopping & Personal Consumption in the Coronavirus Era by Packaged Facts, a leading market research firm and division of MarketResearch.com.

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Pet Food Industry Trends to Watch in 2020: Expert Interview

In a recent video interview, Packaged Facts Research Director David Sprinkle sat down with Senior Analyst David Lummis to discuss the top pet food industry trends in 2020 and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the market.

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2020 Diet Trends & U.S. Consumer Data on Weight Loss

Nearly 72% of U.S. adults are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

But what percentage of overweight or obese adults are actively dieting? And what are the motivations driving this behavior? Do age groups differ in their dietary concerns?

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