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U.S. demand for dairy packaging to reach $4.3 billion in 2010 Demand for dairy packaging is projected to expand by 4.1 percent annually to $4.3 billion in 2010. Growth will be fueled by favorable trends in the consumption of a number of dairy products, resulting from increased nutritional awareness among consumers and heightened demand for fresh foods as part of a healthier diet.
PepsiCo's new cans Soda and snack-maker PepsiCo Inc. says it will soon unleash a flurry of new designs for its Pepsi-Cola cans, the latest effort to sweeten soft drink sales, which have lagged in recent years as demand grows for healthier beverage options.
Organic Beverage Market has reached $1.3 billion in the U.S., according to research company Research and Markets A report on organic beverages in the U.S. analyzes the forces driving the organic beverages market, such as organic "industrialization," specific food fears, and the potential effects of Wal-Mart's proposed expansion to organic offerings. Consumer data focuses on usage patterns and consumers' priorities when purchasing organic foods and beverages.
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Online marketing an untapped opportunity for CPGs, survey suggests Less than 1 percent of total advertising spending by consumer packaged goods marketers is spent on the Internet, according to industry estimates. That means CPG marketers may be missing an opportunity to more effectively engage a market of affluent consumers, especially women, suggests the findings of a recent survey.
Study unveils widespread deceptive packaging in children's foods Over half of the most aggressively advertised children's foods that prominently feature fruit on their packaging contain no fruit at all, according to a new study.
Yogurt drinks lead food-market growth Drinkable yogurt is the world's fastest growing food and beverage product, ACNielsen reports, suggesting that manufacturers should target this sector more aggressively.