Food and Beverage Packaging Trends in USA, Consumer Viewpoints & Marketer Opportunities Examined by Packaged Facts

12 Jul 2012 • by Natalie Aster

Packaging has increasingly moved beyond basic functionality into value-added features that amp up convenience, product quality and freshness, and eco-friendliness.

New report “Food and Beverage Packaging Trends in the U.S.: Consumer Viewpoints and Marketer Opportunities” by Packaged Facts provides fresh, original and actionable analysis of how key consumer trends intersect with and impact food and beverage packaging. Based on proprietary Packaged Facts survey data, this report analyzes which packaging attributes and innovations are most valuable to consumers and most likely to influence consumer behavior.

The report provides food manufacturers, marketers and brand managers, and retailers with answers to these key questions:

  • How do key consumer trends of quality, convenience and eco-friendliness impact food and beverage packaging? 
  • What’s new in food and beverage packaging: examples and illustrations of new products. 
  • What’s next in food and beverage packaging: trend translation tips. 
  • What are the implications for manufacturers and retailers?

Report Details:

Food and Beverage Packaging Trends in the U.S.: Consumer Viewpoints and Marketer Opportunities
Published: June, 2012
Pages: 136
Price: US$ 3.500,00

This analysis treats specific packaging formats and features such as meal/salad kits, flexible pouches, stick packs, steam-in-bags, bio-based bottles, and easy/open-close in the context of market issues and priorities such as eco-consciousness, recycling, over-packaging and packaging reduction/bulk foods, natural/organic/local, healthy eating trends, product freshness, food purity and safety, on-the-go eating trends, purchasing for immediate consumption, and store brands.

From purchase at the shelf through consumption, packaging for food and beverages is evolving to intersect with consumer priorities. Categories and brands have benefited significantly when manufacturers and retailers have aligned packaging innovation with emerging consumer attitudes and trends. To navigate this dynamic environment, manufacturers and retailers must understand what will matter most to consumers and which packaging innovations can deliver benefits that actually impact buying behavior.

More information can be found in the report “Food and Beverage Packaging Trends in the U.S.: Consumer Viewpoints and Marketer Opportunities” by Packaged Facts.

To order the report or ask for sample pages contact ps@marketpublishers.com

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