Dieticians and physicians, rejoice! More Americans than ever are eating fruit and vegetables – and demand is only predicted to grow in the future! According to market research firm Packaged Facts, Americans continued to consume fresh produce at a growth rate of 1.3% between 2011 and 2016. These annual gains are expected to continue through. . .
Innovation continues to be the main force driving our growing economy forward. As new and unique technologies appear across diverse industries, the ramifications of technological advancement are more clear than ever before. One technology that’s becoming especially common, and has the potential to revolutionize the industry, is IoT (Internet of Things) technology in the food. . .
Sustainability is touching every aspect of our day-to-day lives. As consumers become more aware of waste, and how their actions contribute to the deterioration of the environment, there’s been a major push towards sustainability – particularly in the world of bags. From grocery bags to garbage bags, consumers are looking for more sustainable options. Reusable. . .
Americans love snacking. Snacking is one of the most popular pastimes in America. According to Mintel, 94% of Americans snack at least once per day – and more than half of all adults snack 2-3 times a day. Whether you’re binging on a Netflix show, watching the big game, or just looking for a tasty. . .
Bottled water is the most popular beverage in the United States. This is most likely a combination of a variety of factors, including its convenient and cold, an increased focus on healthy beverage options, and large-scale marketing pushes from manufacturers like PepsiCo and Coca Cola. Regardless of the reason, one thing is clear – bottled. . .
No one can argue the fact that America is a country of innovators. American engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs invented the computer, created the internet, sent a man to the moon, and envisioned the smartphone. But, don’t make the mistake of believing that innovation is reserved just for white lab coat scientists working in state-of-the-art facilities.. . .
The printing industry has gone through some major changes in the past few years. Our discussion below covers the reasons for the changes more deeply – but the punchline is that the pace of mergers and acquisitions in this industry has increased dramatically in the last 5-10 years, creating a much different landscape that is. . .
Speed drives almost all technological innovations. The assembly line was built because Henry Ford wanted to put his cars together more quickly. The internet was created because data transfers between information agencies were too slow. The airplane was invented because the Wright Brothers thought that ocean-based transport took too long – and they thought of. . .
The craft brewing industry is huge in the United States – and shows no signs of slowing down. While domestic “macrobrews” still lead the pack in terms of overall sales volume, craft breweries have been experiencing staggering growth. In 2012, the overall market cap of the craft brewing industry was $10.2 billion. By 2016, this. . .
Sometimes, the paper industry gets a reputation for being bad for the environment. But the modern paper industry is far from destructive. In fact, the paper industry as a whole has made great strides in recent years towards sustainability, especially as renewable resources and environmentally-friendly business models become commonplace. In this article, we’ll take a. . .