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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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Our reports are written and edited by analysts with years of professional experience in the industries they now cover. This experience and our time-intensive research methodology result in authoritative analysis that aids the decision-making processes of our clients.

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From identifying the effects of emerging markets across major industries, to covering the trends in niche markets, our reports are timely. Our editorial team tracks the trends that will shape these markets in the coming months, and years. Packaged Facts provides the expert analysis our clients have come to rely on to make the right strategic decisions, at the right time.

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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Packaged Facts market research reports are supported by's worldwide research capabilities and are based on primary, proprietary consumer research, comprehensive secondary research combined with executive interviewing of industry experts. All reports contain substantial amounts of data backed by qualitative analysis, as well as up-to-the-minute primary data from leading information vendors with which the company has supplier relationships.

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970 Reports from Packaged Facts

  • Shopping for Local Foods in the U.S.

    ... “next organic.” But Packaged Facts estimates local foods to have generated $11.7 billion in sales in 2014 – a tidy sum no doubt, but a drop in the bucket of the overall food/beverage market in ... Read More

  • Pizza Market in the U.S.: Foodservice and Retail, 2nd Edition

    ... presents an ongoing opportunity for foodservice and retail pizza marketers, but a challenge as well: how do you gain market share in a saturated market? Packaged Facts’ report, Pizza Market in the U.S.: Foodservice and ... Read More

  • The Yogurt Market and Yogurt Innovation, 2nd Edition

    ... yogurt has been the driving force behind growth in the yogurt and yogurt drink market in the US. Today Greek yogurt commands a 50% share of the yogurt market in this country, a remarkable rise ... Read More

  • Gluten-Free Foods in the U.S., 5th Edition

    ... the past five years. But those are the sales of gluten-free products in traditionally grain-based categories, which enjoyed that explosive growth in the five year period that ended in 2014. Trends & Opportunities in the ... Read More

  • Frozen Foods in the U.S.: Hot Meals, Sides, and Snacks, 5th Edition

    ... stores has come a long way from the 1950s, when “TV dinners” revolutionized the shopping and eating-at-home experience for the American consumer. Now, you can find just about any snack, side dish, entrée or dessert ... Read More

  • Home Organization in the U.S.: General Purpose, Closets, Garages, and Storage Sheds, 3rd Edition

    ... blessed with terrific storage space. Enter the home organization market – products designed to make order out of disorder, in closets, garages, cabinets, storage sheds, etc. Early on this was a thriving market. Then came ... Read More

  • Street and Grill Foods: Culinary Trend Tracking Series

    ... drivers of today’s food trends: health and wellness, food authenticity and integrity, artisanal and craft spirit, purposeful eating, and flavor adventure and tourism: Llapingacho. Hailing from Ecuador, the llapingacho is a fried potato mash flavored ... Read More

  • Pet Population and Ownership Trends in the U.S.

    ... to U.S. Hispanic consumers as the source of growth opportunities and diversification regarding pet ownership trends in the coming years. Pet populations analyses, pet demographics, and other expertly detailed insights can be found in Packaged ... Read More

  • What America Eats: Paradigms Shaping Food Choices

    ... how America eats. Using 10-year trending data for consumer attitudes and behaviors, analyses of restaurant menu databases, retail product introductions and proprietary surveys, we present our response in a new report, What America Eats: Paradigms ... Read More

  • Functional Foods: Key Trends & Developments in Ingredients

    ... specific health or function – to help achieve these goals. And because there’s such a diverse set of health and lifestyle cohorts (such as health-conscious Millennials, aging Baby Boomers, exercise enthusiasts), not to mention people ... Read More

  • Maple Syrup Trends: U.S. Retail Market Trade Brief

    ... Edition (May 2014). Intense focus on added sugars consumption and links to obesity, diabetes and heart disease is motivating consumers to both reduce total consumption and switch to sweeteners perceived as more healthful, including conventional ... Read More

  • Honey Trends: U.S. Retail Market Trade Brief

    ... 2014). Intense focus on added sugars consumption and links to obesity, diabetes and heart disease is motivating consumers to both reduce total consumption and switch to sweeteners perceived as more healthful, including honey, among others. ... Read More

  • Future of Foodservice: Food and Beverage Menu Trends & Opportunities

    ... with healthful eating choices, sustainability and the environment, cultural change and its influence on cuisine innovation, and matching consumers’ menu choice decision making with successful menu promotion strategies. Future of Foodservice: Food and Beverage Menu ... Read More

  • Natural, Organic, and Eco-Friendly Pet Products in the U.S., 5th Edition

    ... products they buy for their pets. Just as we do for ourselves, pet owners are migrating to products they perceive to be both safer and, in the case of natural pet food and treats, a ... Read More

  • Mobile and Alternative Payments in the U.S., 4th Edition

    ... alternative payment options continues, the only things left in our wallets may be pictures and a driver’s license. In our new report, Mobile and Alternative Payments in the U.S., 4th Edition , Packaged Facts examines ... Read More

  • Sugar, Honey, and Syrups: Caloric Sweetener Trends in the U.S.

    ... and Syrups: Caloric Sweetener Trends in the U.S. Scope of Report This report estimates and analyzes the size, growth rates and composition of the sugar, honey, and caloric sweeteners market in the United States, focusing ... Read More

  • U.S. Pet MarketLooks: Cat Litter

    ... consumer survey, IRI multi-outlet (MULO) mass-market sales data for the 52 weeks ending March 23, 2014, and Experian Marketing Services Spring 2014 Simmons National Consumer Survey. The report primarily consists of 15 data tables, graphs, ... Read More

  • Online Food Shopping and Grocery Delivery in the U.S.: Future of Food Retailing

    ... and certainly innovation in this highly mature market. Online food shopping represents a mere 4% of online food and beverage retail sales. But retailers and manufacturers shouldn’t be lulled by the small figure into complacency ... Read More

  • Natural and Organic Foods and Beverages in Canada

    ... and Organic Foods and Beverages in Canada , Packaged Facts examines the sales and demographic trends that have influenced – and will continue to affect – growth in this segment. One of these trends is ... Read More

  • Pet Food in the U.S., 11th Edition

    ... the resource top companies in the pet market use to get an independent view on the market health and trends affecting their present and future business. Our signature report is Pet Food in the U.S., ... Read More

  • Private Label Foods and Beverages in the U.S., 8th Edition

    ... a long way from their past reputation for being lesser quality, albeit cheaper, alternatives to name-brand foods and beverages. Hurt by the recession, consumers began to turn to store brands as a way of saving ... Read More

  • Weight Management: U.S. Consumer Mindsets

    ... Yet people continue to gain weight, and even though levels of obesity may have stabilized, you’re far more likely to hear someone say “I’m going on a diet” than “I need to eat more.” What ... Read More

  • Mobile and Alternative Payments in Canada, 2nd Edition

    ... believes the opportunities are strong for wallet providers to grab consumer mindset and wallet share in Canada. In our new report, Mobile and Alternative Payments in Canada, 2nd Edition , Packaged Facts projects that mobile ... Read More

  • Fermented Artisanal Foods: Culinary Trend Tracking Series

    ... provide health benefits are appearing on restaurant menus, in farmers’ markets and high-end grocers across the country. This trend, Packaged Facts believes, will continue to grow and extend beyond the traditional enclaves of the foodies. ... Read More

  • Branded Refrigerated Meats and Meals: U.S. Market Trends

    ... refrigerated cases of supermarkets. Packaged Facts’ report, Branded Refrigerated Meats and Meals: U.S. Market Trends, examines the trends and factors that are influencing the market for these products, which has become a $25 billion industry. ... Read More

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