Pandemic Gave Yogurt Consumption a Needed Boost

June 28, 2022 Freedonia Group 

As consumers ate more meals at home, they also purchased more yogurt, including trying new brands and formats. Interest in yogurt as both a healthy snack and a better-for-you dessert rose, driving numerous introductions of innovative yogurt styles and flavor profiles, many premium items.

COVID-19 Pandemic Drives Changes in Food Shopping & Consumption Patterns

April 11, 2022 Freedonia Group

A new Freedonia Group analysis explores how these and other trends are affecting consumer attitudes about food packaging, and what that means for both food brands and packaging suppliers.

Fresh, Customized, & Contactless… More Robots in Foodservice

April 7, 2022 Freedonia Group

Since we’re also in an era of shortages in labor – particularly in foodservice – and experiencing rising costs for labor, food, and facilities, there is additional energy behind the idea of how automation can help. Tech innovators have stepped in

Clamshell Packaging Sales Get Boost from Increased Use in Grocery Store Deli & Prepared Foods Departments

February 4, 2022 Freedonia Group 

Fresh (perishable) prepared foods will continue to be the fastest growing application for clamshell packaging through 2025, finds a new Freedonia Group analysis. While fresh produce will remain the leading application for clamshells, continued above average gains for the packaging format in grocery store deli/foodservice departments will boost growth in the prepared foods segment.

Flexible Packaging for Meat, Poultry, & Seafood Continues to Expand Market Share

August 17, 2021 Freedonia Group

A new Freedonia Group analysis finds that flexible packaging will continue to expand its share of the frozen meat, poultry, and seafood (MPS) market due to the heightened popularity of pouches and the continued use of bags and wraps.