There has been a rising consumer demand for functional drinks promoting relaxation and wellbeing over boosting energy following the COVID-19 pandemic, but an expert says a ‘hero ingredient’ and ‘hero brand’ are needed to propel the category into the spotlight.
Unilever and Walmart are hoping to drive increased production of certified sustainable palm oil, as they unveiled new purchasing commitments at the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) annual meeting in Singapore last week.
The global market for RFID is set to reach €20 billion by 2015 as
the implementation of new laws and demand shape the an industry
that will make a significant impact on future food and beverage
packaging. Simon Pitman looks at the...
Bread may be the most traditional of staple foods, but there is
still plenty of life in the international baked goods market,
driven by growing convenience trends and a proliferation of new
products, claims a recent report.
A China-based manufacturer of freeze dried foods says that he is
planning to enter eastern Europe before he even considers the
domestic market because the ingredients market there is so much
Britain's number one food retail group Tesco surged further ahead
of its rivals in fiscal 2004 with double-digit increases in both
sales and profits. Performances improved in all four of Tesco's key
growth sectors, and with...
China's packaging industry is currently undergoing a growth rate
that is set to turn the sector into one of the country's leading
industries. Fed by the continued growth of the country's food and
At the end of a successful year for Estonian food retailers, all
indications are that the number one player is now the Saastumarket
chain of discount stores - however, the market still remains
Metro has opened its first cash & carry outlet in India, in the
city of Bangalore, the 28th international market for the German
group. A second store will open next month, and the company clearly
sees significant potential in...
Growing and steady interest in herbal supplements, particularly in
the US, is spurring demand for plant-derived chemicals. According
to a new report figures show that in the US growth is expected to
rise by 6.8 per cent annually in...
Britons are confirmed snack-o-holics, according to a new report
from Datamonitor, meaning that there are excellent growth prospects
for snack makers in this market. And while snack consumption
patterns are different on the Continent,...
Further confirmation that the UK consumer is a snack fiend is
highlighted in a new report that suggests they eat more snacks than
their counterparts in any other European country, which in turn is
helping to fuel a period of robust...
Healthy eating may be a burgeoning market but consumers still need,
and will pay for, a treat, reveals a new report on the UK dairy
market from Datamonitor. The report finds that although the
consumption of fats and spreads will decrease,...