A new report by EIT Food – one of eight communities to boost innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe – reveals only 47% of Europeans trust the food sector. French consumers lead the pack in scepticism.
Consumer expectation of health and wellbeing focused food and drink has evolved so quickly that the big trends of last year are already outdated but here are the newest trends and the key strategies for success.
New research finds that consumers are increasingly confused by the numerous – and sometimes contradictory – messages about food and health. A loss of trust in traditional sources of information adds to the chaos and stands as a barrier to the development...
Manufacturers could help restore consumers' waning faith in the quality and safety of food and beverages, and potentially command a higher price point, by providing consumers with more information about how products are made and ingredients are sourced,...
A survey of American, British and French consumers by Truvia Natural Sweetener found that French consumers claim to eat the healthiest, while American and British consumers are more likely to reward themselves with food and drink. But all three consumer...
Consumers are bombarded with an overload of nutritional advice and
product marketing - be it from magazines, television shows, and
product advertising - and without a degree in nutritional science,
it's a wonder they can make...
European consumers are increasingly skipping meals at home and
instead opting to snack or eat in restaurants, a trend that is set
to continue on the back of hectic lifestyles, says a new report by
Britons spends four times as much on snacks as their Spanish
counterparts, eating their way through €17.3 billion a year, finds
a new report highlighting the ongoing opportunities for players in
the snack industry.
In the thriving world of snacks the key to success for food
developers will be in designing time-positioned, healthy and guilt
free indulgences as the consumer becomes more fussy, says a new
report from Datamonitor that shows UK snackaholics,...
All packaged foods sold in the US will be required to label their
trans-fat content from 2006 following an FDA ruling this week.
While the food industry has broadly welcomed the move - for a
variety of different reasons - some organisations...
Consumers are increasingly looking for products which are
inherently cool, and while clothing and footwear may be more
obviously fashionable than consumer packaged goods, marketers in
the food and drink industry are increasingly recognising...
The desire to show off and indulge is leading to a sharp rise in
sales of luxury food products, and in entertaining at home, claims
a new Datamonitor report. But increased spending means higher debt,
in turn causing stress - all of...
Consumers are increasingly making grocery purchases for immediate,
or atleast very short-term, consumption. A major reason for this
change is thatpeople's schedules and diaries are changing with only
a few days notice, the report...
Almost half of all consumers questioned in a recent European survey
cited stress as a motivation for treat purchases. According to a
recent research consumers are willing to spend an average of 9 per
cent more on a treat purchase.
A new report investigating the shopping habits of consumers across
Europe finds that while eating out is still seen as a luxury, and
will be affected by recessionary consumers, food purchasing is the
last area to be included in an...
Products with both functional and emotional benefits may be the way
forward for manufacturers looking to make an impact on green
consumerism. In a new report released this week Datamonitor
highlights a changing shift in consumer attitude....