May 12th, 2017
From 3-5 April, 2017, more than 2,700 people converged in Kansas City, Missouri for the 25th annual Petfood Forum conference. Attendees and speakers spanned the entire industry – from ingredients and machinery companies to manufacturers, marketers, retailers and academics. Despite this diversity, much of the discussion at the event centred around one theme: how can […]
February 26th, 2017
Name: SNAXPO Date: April 1-4, 2017 Location: Savannah, GA | Savannah International Trade and Convention Center Link: http://www.snaxpo.com/ Event Description: The world’s largest, most comprehensive trade show devoted exclusively to the international snack food industry, will be in Savannah, Georgia, in 2017. Enjoy the history, the charm, and award winning culinary offerings, while networking with […]
February 22nd, 2017
A Dramatic Acceleration for e-Commerce While internet retailing in pet care has been slower to develop than other categories like electronics or appliances, it took a major step forward in 2016. Growth was particularly strong in dog and cat food, which has traditionally trailed pet products like medications or supplies in terms of online penetration. […]
January 4th, 2017
Name: International Production & Processing Expo Date: 31 January – 2 February, 2017 Location: Georgia World Congress Center | Atlanta, GA Link: http://ippexpo.com/ Event Description: The 2017 International Production & Processing Expo will bring together more than 1,200 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors. Hailed as the largest annual trade show for the poultry, meat and feed […]
July 9th, 2016
Fresh gets more convenient and diversifies varieties Fresh food producers continue to adapt their new product developments in response to the need for convenience. On display were a variety of portable on-the-go product offerings with healthy, minimally processed fresh food components.
March 5th, 2016
Name: SNAXPO Date: 3/21/16 Location: Houston, TX Link: http://snaxpo.com/ Speaker: Jared Koerten, Senior Analyst, Euromonitor International Session Title: The State of Snacking: Deconstructing Convenience Session Description: Snacking continues to drive growth in a relatively stagnant U.S. packaged food market, with savory snacks leading the charge. Consumers continue to gravitate to snacks that offer a healthier […]
February 11th, 2016
Snacking occasions have increased as have the types of products that are being consumed as snacks. Encompassing one third of the world´s value of Packaged Food, the Americas are a diverse region of snacking. Some Latin American countries show opportunities as consumers shift away from artisanal / unpackaged snacks while the more developed North American […]
June 18th, 2013
Market research company Euromonitor International analyses Lowe’s acquisition of Orchard Supply Hardware.
May 13th, 2013
Menard’s combats growing US trend to downsize and opens two mega-stores. Find out why Menards is successful in this article.
April 25th, 2013
Market research company Euromonitor International discusses how bad location and timing contributed to Tesco’s exit in the US.