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Top news and merchandising and marketing trends unfolding with grocery consumer brands in beverages, natural and organicsnacks, condiments and more.

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Packaged Facts Names Six Fresh Foods Shaping Culinary Trends

Packaged Facts' Culinary Trend Tracking Series (CuTTS) is a source for tracking culinary trends and opportunities in the restaurant, foodservice, retail prepared foods, and packaged food and beverage sectors.

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Packaged Facts: Coffee Sales are Strong and Specialty Items are on the Rise

By 2020, Packaged Facts expects sales of packaged and ready-to-drink coffee in the U.S. to close in on $18 billion.

Small and midsize CPG companies are increasing the number of successful new product launches.

The expanded location offers an interactive, destination shopping experience.

Nestlé said Tuesday that it had agreed sell its U.S. confectionery brands to the Italian confectioner Ferrero for $2.8 billion in cash.

Peapod has launched six new meal kit varieties developed in partnership with CPG brands.

The snack giant will implement the SAP platform to support growth and accelerate its speed of innovation.

The company promoted Mignini to COO and established a new "accelerator" unit to take over ailing fresh business.

More than a quarter of parents (26 percent) learn about a new product as a request from their child.

Packaged Facts estimates that total U.S. retail sales of natural and organic foods and beverages through all retail channels will reach $69 billion by the end of 2016—an 11 percent gain over 2015 sales of almost $63 billion and 32 percent higher than sales five years earlier.

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