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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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945 Reports from Packaged Facts

  • Food Formulation Trends: Ingredients Consumers Avoid

    ... a way life – be it for health or health attitude reasons. This trend is likely to perpetuate. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the numbers of people with allergies is on the ... Read More

  • Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, 3rd Edition

    ... activity. Longtime flea and tick leader Frontline (from Merial) is finally feeling the effects of the patent expiration of its active ingredient, fipronil. Several other fipronil products have made a splash, gnawing away at Frontline’s ... Read More

  • Debit Cards in the U.S., 5th Edition

    ... years later the industry is still working to fully understand the impact of these new laws and rules. All forms of payment – including debit cards – were affected. But the debit card interchange has ... Read More

  • Boomer Wellness: Culinary Trend Mapping Report

    ... Boomers, and what they like to eat and what influences their eating decisions significantly influences the food and beverage market. Food industry professionals need to pay attention to the evolution of these wellness trends and ... Read More

  • Canadian Pet Market Outlook, 2014

    ... certainly affected the pet products market there. In a proprietary survey, Packaged Facts found that Canadian pet owners were sensitive to price when it came to spending on their pets. On the other hand, there ... Read More

  • The Kids Food and Beverage Market in the U.S., 7th Edition

    ... that retail sales of all food and beverages in the U.S. will reach $639 billion in 2013 with kids’ food and beverages accounting for roughly 3.5% of sales. In 2013, Packaged Facts estimates total value ... Read More

  • The African-American Consumer Market, 9th Edition

    ... needs and preferences of multicultural consumers. In the face of daunting economic difficulties, African-American consumers are more positive than other Americans about their own personal financial situation and are more optimistic about the future of ... Read More

  • Crackers: U.S. Market Trends

    ... to satisfy their cravings and replace sit-down meals, they are discovering that crackers can offer an exciting and healthy alternative to traditional salty snacks such as chips, popcorn and pretzels. In a virtuous circle that ... Read More

  • Packaged Sweet Baked Snacks and Desserts: U.S. Market Trends

    ... health and diet concerns, changing snacking choices and an increasing desire for fresh rather than packaged foods. However Americans love their sweet snacks and desserts and that has propelled dollar sales forward by a CAGR ... Read More

  • Unbanked and Underbanked Consumers in the U.S., 3rd Edition

    ... underbanked consumers, while also causing lines to blur between P2P and remittances and between checking accounts and prepaid cards. In the process, traditional definitions of “unbanked” are being joining by such phrases as “the new ... Read More

  • 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.: 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

  • 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

  • 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

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