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For more than 50 years, Packaged Facts has been a leading publisher of market research in the food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, pet products and services, financial services and demographic sectors. Our comprehensive, timely, quality research and presentation of market intelligence have made Packaged Facts a premier source of market information for top industry decision makers.

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David Sprinkle, Research Director and Publisher
As Research Director for's publishing department, David combines his research and communications skills to keep information flowing to our team of market analysts, and plays a key role in generating and contracting for consumer and product data for our publishing and custom research operations. As publisher of Packaged Facts, he sets the direction and editorial calendar for our industry leading line-up of consumer market and shopper insight reports, as well as managing Packaged Facts' online consumer survey program. In this context, David frequently presents at key industry events and contributes articles to leading trade journals. Recent conference presentations include Global Pet Expo, Pet Food Forum, GOED (Global Omega EPA/DHA) Exchange, Natural Products Expo, National Confectioners Association State of the Industry Conference, and Tea Expo East. Recent trade journal contributions include Candy and Snack Today, Food Product Design, Natural Products INSIDER, and Progressive Grocer.

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935 Reports from Packaged Facts

  • Packaged Breakfast Baked Goods: U.S. Market Trends

    ... spur the packaged breakfast baked goods market—which includes bagels, donuts, croissants, and English muffins—to sales of $4.9 billion in 2012. Yet challenges abound in this mature market, with growth stunted by health and diet concerns, ... Read More

  • Packaged Breads: U.S. Market Trends

    ... consumers are eating bread less frequently and are consuming it in less quantity. Health and diet concerns, changing eating patterns and ethnic influences on food are making bread less important to consumers. Nevertheless, retail sales ... Read More

  • Salty Snacks in the U.S., 3rd Edition

    ... to only one or two kinds of salty snacks. Two out of three American households routinely use at least three kinds of salty snacks. Salty Snacks in the U.S. sheds new light on a rapidly ... Read More

  • In-Store Bakeries: U.S. Market Trends

    ... help create and build an image of freshness and quality that carries over throughout the rest of the supermarkets they occupy, and help support the convenience of one-stop shopping that is so essential for mass ... Read More

  • Americans in 2020

    ... seniors who are decidedly not just fading away. People are living longer even as birth rates decline. Our residential and job communities are more diversified than ever due to a swelling—and increasingly more educated—minority populace. ... Read More

  • Foodservice Breakfast Trends in the U.S., 2nd Edition

    ... Facts estimates restaurant breakfast sales will reach $47.4 billion in 2013, up 5% from 2012. We forecast sales to rise by 5.6% in 2014 and 5.1% in 2015. At limited-service restaurants, growth is being driven ... Read More

  • Food Additives: The U.S. Market

    ... fallen into disfavor. Although distaste for artificial additives continues to strengthen, consumer expectations regarding color, mouth feel, shelf stability, flavor, and a host of other additive-enhanced characteristics have not changed. Enter natural and nature-equivalent food ... Read More

  • Non-GMO Foods: Global Market Perspective

    ... Europe, consumer rejection of foods made using GMO ingredients has caused many of the leading international food companies such as Unilever, Nestlé, and Coca-Cola to introduce—or be developing—non-GMO versions of their products. Such giant international ... Read More

  • Pet Insurance in North America, 5th Edition

    ... a must-have for any company interested in this dynamic industry. Revenues (measured as gross written premiums) remained in the double digits in 2013, while showing robust growth over the previous five years, recession notwithstanding. Packaged ... Read More

  • Mediterranean Rim: Culinary Trend Mapping Report

    ... community. This diet typically features a small but potent group of ingredients prepared in a simple yet satisfying manner—thus leaving ample space for creativity in the kitchen. CCD Innovation has been tracking the growth of ... Read More

  • Food Industry Bundle: Meat and Poultry Trends in the U.S. & Fish and Seafood Trends in the U.S.

    ... U.S. Meat consumption in the U.S. has been on the decline for nearly a decade. Several factors figure in this change, but two in particular stand out. The first is consumer health concerns, based on ... Read More

  • Healthy-Ingredient Snacks in the U.S.: Cereal/Granola, Fruit, and Seed/Nut Snacks and Bars

    ... industry that this megatrend is here to stay. Another cultural shift that adds fuel to a hot healthy-ingredient snacks market is the high priority placed by many adult consumers on making sure that the food ... Read More

  • Foodservice Landscape in the U.S. Bundle: Chain Limited-Service Restaurants & Chain Full-Service Restaurants

    ... incremental improvement in macroeconomic drivers, a brighter consumer outlook, aggressive operator menu innovation and LTO experimentation, quick-service (including fast casual) and snack and beverage restaurant sales are on track for moderate growth. But among consumers, ... Read More

  • Foodservice Landscape in the U.S.: Chain Full-Service Restaurants

    ... recovery is bypassing more “middle class” casual chains, such as Olive Garden, Red Lobster and Chili’s. Thanks in part to value pricing and aggressive menu innovation, same-store sales performance at these types of destinations has ... Read More

  • Non-GMO Foods: U.S. Market Perspective

    ... Related to this controversy is the issue of whether GMO crops are safe for the environment. In addition, advocacy groups are concerned that a few international conglomerates, through their ownership of GMO technology, can gain ... Read More

  • Gluten-Free Foods in Canada

    ... in 2012, with the market managing an impressive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.6% between 2008 and 2012. Notably, a higher percentage of gluten-free product users in Canada, compared to their counterparts in the ... Read More

  • Foodservice Landscape in the U.S.: Chain Limited-Service Restaurants

    ... among consumers, price sensitivity is still top of mind: 68% of limited-service restaurant (LSR) users say low price would influence their decision to go to a fast food restaurant and 24% citing it as “most ... Read More

  • The Future of Food Retailing in the U.S.: Shopper Insights and Market Opportunities, 4th Edition

    ... a fertile environment but the absolute necessity for new concepts to engage shoppers, capture share of stomach, and re-invent food and beverage retailing. While the greatest competition to supermarkets and grocery stores comes from supersized ... Read More

  • Eco Eating: Culinary Trend Mapping Report

    ... water shortages, crop failure and the health of the oceans to recognize that the norms for buying and eating food have changed. Permanently. It is becoming easier all the time to practice more sustainable eating, ... Read More

  • Lawn and Garden Equipment in the U.S., 10th Edition

    ... consisting of outdoor power equipment (OPE), tools and implements (T/I), and watering/spraying equipment (W/S), declined by a CAGR of over 1% between 2008 and 2012. OPE accounted for over two-thirds of L&G equipment retail dollar ... Read More

  • Co-Branded and Affinity Credit Cards in the U.S., 4th Edition

    ... have been eliminated, more than 120 significant co-brand credit card partnerships remain. In the U.S., they now compete against formidable own-branded credit card platforms catering to a wider audience, as well as a resurgent private ... Read More

  • Pet Food in the U.S., 10th Edition

    ... products that stand out while establishing or maintaining position in the all-important premium/natural segment. As mass-market pet food sales stagnate, with growth of under half a percentage point for the 52 weeks ending January 27, ... Read More

  • Single-Cup Brew Beverage Products in the U.S.: Coffee Pods and Beyond

    ... U.S. retail coffee market dollar sales grew 10% in 2012 thanks to a dramatic 82% jump in the single-cup brew segment, which reached $1.8 billion in 2012. Proven market performance and the expiration of an ... Read More

  • Sports Nutritionals Market in the U.S.: Sports Drinks and Nutrition Bars

    ... encouraging growth in recent years. The new Packaged Facts report identifies trends influencing the sports nutritional market, highlights key market opportunities, and drills down into factors affecting the retail sales growth of nutrition bars and ... Read More

  • Fish and Seafood Trends in the U.S.

    ... meat and poultry, yet they worry more about spoilage and contamination of fish than they do of meat. In addition, marketers and retailers remain wary of aquaculture products even as they are urged by government ... Read More

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