The majority of American consumers are still against the idea of
eating products derived from cloned animals, although confidence
levels shoot up if these products are deemed safe by the Food and
Drug Administration (FDA).
The US breakfast cereal market is "moving very slowly", as
manufacturers in this sector continue to face challenges such as
low brand loyalty, market saturation and increasing competition
from other channels, says Mintel.
Americans are developing a taste for more sophisticated chocolate
products, according to a new survey by Barry Callebaut, which finds
that consumers are increasingly experimenting with different
Spice firm McCormick has reported first quarter sales rises
throughout its business operations, and predicts a continued strong
performance in 2007 as its restructuring actions begin to bring in
A declining US baby food market could receive a significant boost
from products that focus on infant weight control, as well as
premium baby goods and 'all natural' items, according to a new
report by Mintel.
After the recent boom of cereal and granola bars in the US, sales
of these products are expected to slow over the next few years,
according to a new report. However, opportunities for growth still
remain, particularly through targeting...
The US organic market remains on track for strong growth over the
next five years, according to a new report by Mintel, which claims
that the increased availability of organic foods through mainstream
channels is set to change the...
Fat and calorie content remain at the top of the list when it comes
to checking food labels, according to a recent poll, which reveals
that although most consumers check labels they are still likely to
McCormick has announced that it is to acquire the remaining 49
percent of Dessert Products International (DPI) as the company
continues its efforts to simplify its business and focus on areas
with strong growth potential.
Since it started offering its Cholevel IP (identity preserved)
soy-derived phytosterols last year, Chinese health ingredients
supplier Fenchem has seen exports to Europe and the United States
soar to such an extent that it now claims...
Reorganization activities in Europe caused a dip in International
Flavors & Fragrances' earnings in the third quarter of 2004,
but North America continued to see strong growth, particularly in
its flavors division.