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Cola cans interact with NFL players

Pepsi and Blippar bring soda drinkers a new virtual experience
January 7, 2014
Pepsi has launched a new campaign with Blippar, an augmented reality platform for brands.
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Weight wellness and slow energy among key growth opportunities

December 17, 2013
Everyone knows that the protein trend has gone beyond the tipping point, but there are many other growth opportunities powering the food and health market, according to 12 Key Trends 2014, the annual industry forecast authored by Julian Mellentin and published by New Nutrition Business
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Market Trends: Branding and packaging

Brand promises and food packaging: Does your brand measure up?

November 30, 2013
In today’s omnichannel marketplace, packaging is still the only marketing communications vehicle that reaches 100% of shoppers.
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Survey shows role Americans expect brands to play in recycling

Consumers also point to product’s packaging as first place to learn if the product is recyclable
November 5, 2013
Consumers also point to product’s packaging as first place to learn if the product is recyclable
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Five consumer trends shaking up the packaging industry

October 31, 2013
Consumers are continually changing the way they view, interact with and discard packaging. Whether you're a manufacturer or a product marketer, you know how important it is to reflect the changing needs of the consumer in your products.
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How to prepare for the growth of online grocery shopping

What does it mean for brick-and-mortar retailers?
July 11, 2013
Amazon.com and Google are expanding into the world of online grocery shopping with convience purchasing and delivery options. How can brick and mortar stores stay relevant and emphasize the benefits and pleasure of shopping in person in this ever changing grocery marketplace?
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Grab and go sales soar

How to take advantage of this beverage growth trend
June 20, 2013
Now single-serve beverage coolers are taking up sizeable real estate ‘front-of-store’ at grocers, convenience stores, drug stores, mass merchandisers and more thanks to a strong and seemingly universal demand for a wide range of grab-and-go drinks.
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Greek yogurt continues its sales growth marathon

May 31, 2013
In the wake of the Greek yogurt craze, yogurt remains a superfood with significant upside, according to a recently released report from Packaged Facts, The Yogurt Market and Yogurt Innovation: Greek Yogurt and Beyond. Packaged Facts forecasts that U.S. retail sales of yogurt will approach $9.3 billion by 2017, up from $7.3 billion in 2012. Even with its recent market growth, yogurt continues to be consumed at a much lower per capita rate in the U.S. than in other countries where yogurt is a staple. Moreover, yogurt is spreading beyond the breakfast daypart, reflecting the "breakfast-all-day" culinary and menu trend.
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Millennial shoppers challenge grocery stores to accommodate complex needs

Ready Pac assesses factors leading millennial shoppers away from traditional grocery and into alternative channels
May 13, 2013
The insatiable curiosity surrounding the Millennial generation (current age 18-35) is certainly not a new topic – but the importance of this complex demographic is growing, especially for grocery retailers. An apparent trend has surfaced, leading fickle (but abundant) Millennial dollars away from traditional grocery stores and into the hands of farmer’s markets, online and specialty retailers. A combination of factors, including health, status, convenience, freshness and ethics – all play an important role in these consumers’ purchase decisions.
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Self-heating packaging for baby formula introduced

March 28, 2013
The new innovative packaging, developed by Dutch start-up Aestech, is a self-heating packaging for semi-liquid food, particularly baby food. Contrary to existing self-heating packages, which contain pre-mixed beverages, this self-heater has a separate chamber in which the milk powder is stored.
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