High income households in the UK are just as likely to shop at hard discounters as lower income ones. But what is luring well-off consumers to the neon-lit aisles of Lidl and Aldi, and what does it mean for branded products?
Consumers are demanding pollution-free food sold in biodegradable or recycled packaging. Trailblazing brands are already responding to the trend – and “perceived polluters will be forced to follow”, says Mintel.
In this world of post-truth politics and fake facts, brands need to give consumers "total transparency and accountancy" about the products they are buying, says Mintel. We look at the brands that are already doing so.
Although many consumers are interested in nutrition that supports an active lifestyle, there is still a nutritional knowledge gap and untapped potential in the EU whey protein market, according to the European Whey Processors Association (EWPA).
The disruptive influence of challenger brands continues to shake up the food sector, not least because agile companies have proven skilled at responding to – and sitting at the forefront of – emerging consumer demands. FoodNavigator looks at how and why...
A protein-rich ancient grain that’s gluten-free and grows well in arid conditions? No, it’s not quinoa but the African grain fonio and one company, Yolélé, is taking a farm-to-fork approach to make it mainstream.