Alcone Marketing Group – Consumer Lab

The Consumer Lab is the consumer insights and brand strategy group at Alcone Marketing Group, a consumer activation company.

Research: Gourmet, Specialty Sales Expected To Soar

“America’s fascination with world flavors, along with its growing ethnic
population, is also helping to fuel the dramatic growth of gourmet/premium foods
and beverages,” according to the Packaged Facts report. “As the United States
increasingly becomes and recognizes itself as a multicultural society, ethnic
foods are soaring in popularity and acceptance.”

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MediaPost Publications – Research: Gourmet, Specialty Sales Expected To Soar – 11/30/2007
SALES OF GOURMET AND SPECIALTY foods are expected to rise nearly 63%, to $96 billion over the next five years, according to new research in the category from Packaged Facts.

According to the study, sales in the (admittedly loosely defined) gourmet, specialty and premium food and beverage category grew to $59 billion in 2007, a nearly 11% increase over 2006.

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