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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Trends in U.S. Military and Correctional Facility Food and Foodservice

Featured Publication:
Trends in U.S. Military and Correctional Facility Food and Foodservice

For food and foodservice manufacturers, suppliers and operators, speaking the language of the military is big business, which Packaged Facts’ Trends in U.S. Military Food and Foodservice helps participants translate into increased sales.

Fact: The U.S. Department of Defense is the nation’s largest employer and a gateway to more than 3.2 million people.

Fact: The scope of military reach extends to the more than 12 million military members, families and retirees who depend on its wide net of retail, military installation, and combat food and foodservice operations, which have an international reach that incorporates everything from food and beverage supply to foodservice management to restaurant franchising.

This new market study assesses the attitudes toward various on-installation and off-installation foodservice options as well as, analyzes off-site foodservice spending among military service members, military spouses, civilians and retirees.
The report covers food and foodservice operations at military installations, including mess halls, exchanges and recreational facilities; and food and foodservice field training and contingency operations. While it focuses primarily on domestic military food and foodservice, the report also presents global U.S. military foodservice sales and trend analysis.
As a bonus, the report also includes an overview of the U.S. correctional facilities foodservice market, including growth drivers, market sizing and forecasting, prison cost trends, state correctional facility budgeting trends, state prison count reduction strategies, foodservice cost analysis, and foodservice cost cutting initiatives.


  1. Very interesting and comprehensive report. Thank you.
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