While innovation is fundamental to growth for food and beverage
manufacturers, smaller companies are maintaining more momentum in
product launches than their bigger counterparts, says OC&C
Each country has its own distinct culinary taste, and this has
proved to be both a help and a hindrance to the world's major food
groups. The British, for example, have taken to curry as if they
had invented it themselves, but...
Increasingly mobile and health-conscious consumers are forcing food
and drink manufacturers to become even more inventive when it comes
to creating new products. Positive nutrition, convenient packaging
and even food which is good...
In the mature and stable food and drinks industry innovation is
often seen as the lifeblood of growth, writes market analysts
Datamonitor this week. But effective innovation and trend spotting
is inextricably linked to real consumer...
US agribusiness Cargill digs deeper into its pockets with the
recent announcement that - via its venture capital arm - the
company is to invest more in emerging technologies in food
applications, animal productivity and industrial...
Long-established brand icons such as Toblerone chocolate and Polo
mints would be considered unacceptably innovative by marketers
looking to launch them today and would be "either strangled at
birth or sent back to the drawing...