There was a 16% fall in new product launches among retailers and brands last year as retailers showed a strong Q4 2022 market performance despite raising the prices of private labels higher than national brands.
As consumers continue to look for ways to save money amid high inflation, many are still finding opportunities to trade down, especially in the dairy category, John Crawford, VP of client insights of dairy at Circana, shared during an International Dairy...
Traditionally, the idea of buying ‘private label’ products in supermarket retailers – products branded by the supermarket itself rather than a more widely available brand, or ‘national brand’ – has been considered the cheap option. Now, due to a range...
The market researcher’s latest ‘FMCG Demand Signals’ has revealed that private labels now make up 36% of total FMCG value sales in Europe (€216bn) – up from 34% earlier this year, illustrating the extent retailers are trying to manage the impact of rising...
More than half of shoppers think food brands and retailers aren’t doing enough to help them navigate the cost of living crisis, fresh research shows. So, what do people think F&B brands should be doing?
The Platinum Equity portfolio company has reached an agreement to acquire Netherlands-based Continental Bakeries from its majority shareholder, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, for an undisclosed amount.
Putting the spotlight on innovative start-ups, sugar reduction, private label trends, e-commerce and the latest developments in colour, texture and flavour, FoodNavigator's special editions calendar and online events for 2017 spans the hottest topics...
After a decade of growth, private label in Europe is declining and according to Euromonitor this signals a "New scenario for packaged food in Europe". We look at some strategies for boosting sales of private labels.
Retailers and suppliers need to collaborate more closely if they are to be successful in providing private label products that consumers really want, according to a private label management firm, TraceOne.
French retailer Carrefour has launched what it claims is France's first private label range of vegetarian products - which could spur other brands to occupy this relatively undeveloped space, says a market analyst.
Own-brands have enjoyed a boom in crisis-hit Europe, winning new consumers with both price and quality – but big brands are resorting to aggressive pricing and promotions to win back their old consumer base.
Private label products have continued to grow in market share despite the UK economic recovery, according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel that suggests the trend for own-brand goods may be here to stay.
France’s leading private label chocolate maker Cémoi sees little growth in the European chocolate market and hopes instead to promote its branded goods in Asia and in the developing US private label market.
Branded food and beverage manufacturers are fighting back against private label, according to a Bernstein researcher, and after a switch caused by price ‘sticker shock’ many consumers go back to their favourite brands.
Australian claims that consumers may be cutting nutritional value - as well as spending – by consuming more private label goods are not being backed by one European health group, which suggests there is dietary parity with branded goods.
In recent years the share of private label goods sold by retailers has been on the rise, reaching almost 50 per cent in traditional retailers. The FoodNavigator editorial team discusses what's driving the trend, and what it means for big brand manufacturers.
UK supermarket Asda said it is removing artificial colours and
flavours from all of its private label food and beverage products -
the biggest indication to date of the shift towards natural
ingredients in lieu of artificial additives.
European private label food and beverage brands are likely to
increase their penetration in most markets over the next five
years, says a new report, but lessons could be learned from the UK,
where the potential has been most extensively...
Suppliers of private label food and drink to multiple retailers may
be given 'traffic light' ratings to show their attention to food
safety and risk management, under a new project,
BeverageDaily.com can reveal.
Consumers are increasingly seeking out private label products that
are unique with improved marketing and packaging, according to a
new report, which claims the US market is ready to see more private