Tetra Pak, an international food packaging and processing company, together with Global Footprint Network, a sustainability-focused nonprofit, have conducted an online survey of 1,040 U.S. consumers and around the same number of CPG professionals to find out what they know about natural resources scarcity and how they act on that.

Emergent Research and Intuit, the two U.S.-based solution providers for small businesses, have conducted a study on the demographic, social, economic and technology trends that will affect the so-called on-demand economy which stands for ‘an online marketplace or application that connected providers/freelancers with customers’, also knowns as ‘sharing economy’.

The latest Mintel research conducted among the U.S. consumers reveals that over a half of them (51%) consider organic product labeling is just an excuse for manufacturers to charge more; only 35-39% consider that products with organic labeling are actually organic. Just 40% recognize that organic foods are highly regulated, while 38% of the respondents are sure that «organic products» is just a marketing trick and it has no real value.