While frozen foods once were considered a sub-par meal choice and unhealthy newer options are giving consumers what they crave. It is evident that the novel coronavirus has shifted consumer preferences, and frozen foods is one significant market we see change.
An unfolding revolution in digital packaging creates a trifecta of opportunity for brand owners
September 14, 2020
It is now well accepted that virtually all brands, from the utmost recognized to the newly eager, face an unprecedented onslaught of counterfeiting and gray market trading. In emerging countries, this menace is bold and audacious, with outright fakes appearing in the open marketplace. In developed countries, the problem is equally insidious due to online propagation of counterfeit products through e-commerce platforms.
It’s no wonder legal cannabis products are poised to become the largest growing new consumer packaged goods (CPG) segment in the U.S. Major changes to the business landscape are coming as a result ... and many have already begun. Here are six things that will change in the CPG industry as a result.
New solutions continue to be developed by multiple Task Forces and Solutions. Currently, available OpX Leadership Network solutions and best practices are divided into three streams and nine specific topics (as shown in July’s column).
When the global COVID-19 pandemic hit, PMMI used its position as the convener of the makers of goods along with their packaging and processing suppliers to consistently monitor the effects on the industry and provide avenues to keep parties informed.
Whenever I see toys packaged in blind box packaging, it reminds me of collecting trading cards as a kid and that feeling of wanting the entire set, but knowing the likelihood of that happening was directly tied to how much allowance money I was willing to invest.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has seen various food and beverage trends change drastically from pre-COVID. Consumers didn’t take to it well in March, but mid-summer they have seemed to settle into the “next normal.” Here are some of the most notable trends from this year, along with the Top 100 List on the following pages.
Along with the health threats of COVID-19 came a host of unpleasant impacts to daily life, such as shortages. Retailers were unable to keep up with the demand for staples like toilet paper, paper towels, etc..
Behavioral research firm, InsightsNow, is sharing research focusing on consumer motivations and shopping behavior during the current pandemic. This wave of the ongoing study, “COVID-19 Tracker on Clean Living Behavior,” delves into insights regarding consumer lifestyle disruption and the impact on interaction with brands.