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Peas and thank you: 2017’s first food trend breakaway

Blogs, Industry news  •  9 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

With the ‘meat-free’ trend already well-established, manufacturers are forever working out new ways to convince consumers to switch to protein alternatives…

New Food presents… the ‘The 10 Top Trends of 2017’

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  4 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

How will the food and beverage industry shift in 2017? How will 2016, a year of surprises change consumer behaviour? How will retailers react? Read New Food’s predictions here…

Craft spirit launches increase 265% globally from 2011-2015, says Mintel

Industry news  •  7 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

New research from Mintel reveals that craft spirits have so far accounted for one in seven new global spirit launches to date in 2016…

Sales of wet and dry baby food have dropped by 14%, says Mintel

Industry news  •  3 May 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Research from Mintel reveals UK sales of wet and dry baby food dropped by 14% between 2012 and 2015 as many parents choose to blend up homemade food…

Germany leads the way with “raw” product launches

Industry news  •  22 April 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Mintel research finds that Germany is taking the European lead in “raw” launches, having introduced one out of 10 “raw” food products in the region in 2015…

UK consumers cutting down on snacks, Mintel research finds

Industry news  •  6 April 2016  •  Victoria White

Mintel research highlights that chocolate has fallen as a snack choice by 9 percentage-points over the course of a year…

Seaweed-flavoured product launches increase 147% in Europe, says Mintel

Industry news  •  9 March 2016  •  Victoria White

This growth means Europe is now the second most innovative region globally when it comes to seaweed-flavoured food and drink launches…

Non-dairy ice cream taking Germany by storm

Industry news  •  23 February 2016  •  Victoria White

New Mintel research finds nearly two-thirds of German ice cream consumers are interested in non-dairy alternatives, such as ice cream made with almond or coconut milk…

Free-from gains momentum in the UK, says Mintel

Industry news  •  12 February 2016  •  Victoria White

Sales of free-from foods are forecast to grow 13% to reach £531 million in 2016, up from an estimated £470 million in 2015…

Sales of crisps decline while popcorn demand rises

Industry news  •  3 February 2016  •  Victoria White

New research from Mintel reveals that sales of potato-based and other snacks, such as tortilla chips and popped chips, overtook sales of potato crisps in 2015…

Mintel identifies six key packaging trends for 2016

Industry news  •  21 December 2015  •  Victoria White

Digital package printing and flexible hybrid packaging are among the six key trends set to impact the global packaging markets in 2016…

Gin sales to hit £1 billion for the first time, says Mintel

Industry news  •  18 December 2015  •  Victoria White

New research from Mintel reveals that it is younger consumers who are now driving gin to new heights…

European consumers cutting back on sugar, says Mintel

Industry news  •  1 December 2015  •  Victoria White

New research unveiled by Mintel at Fi Europe reveals that the majority of consumers in key European markets are cutting back on their consumption of sugar…

Demand increasing for naturally flavoured energy drinks

Industry news  •  21 October 2015  •  Victoria White

Last year, Western Europeans consumed roughly 1.3 billion litres of energy drinks…

Mintel identifies 12 key food and drink trends for 2016

Industry news  •  20 October 2015  •  Victoria White

Mintel’s team of global expert analysts have identified and analysed 12 key trends set to impact the global food and drink market in 2016…


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