As the impacts of climate change become increasingly apparent, more US consumers are questioning the effectiveness of carbon off-set programs, Richard Cope, senior trends consultant at Mintel Consulting, told FoodNavigator-USA.
A majority of US consumers have some level of distrust in dairy and meat companies even if they don’t purchase meat and dairy, according to new research from the Hartman Group, and non-dairy alternatives continue to grow among young shoppers.
Latin American consumers are looking for more flavor options when it comes to cheese, representing an untapped market opportunity for manufacturers as just 12% of new cheese introductions in the region between January 2017 and April 2018 were flavored...
Half of British consumers would rather give up chocolate than cheese when asked if they had to “choose between never being able to eat cheese again or never being able to eat chocolate again,” according to new research by Mintel.
A recent Mintel report says the US dairy category will see a continuous sales decline, in contrast to its strong growth in 2014 when there was a combination of high milk prices, increased international demand, and dairy milk repositioning itself to align...
The National Obesity Forum's advice to shun processed foods such as low-fat yoghurts and cheeses for whole foods this week has provoked mixed reactions – but consumers are already turning away from foods labelled as low-fat, diet or light, according...
From snack bars to spreads, chocolate to cheese, the trend for raw ingredients in processed foods is spreading across Europe, says Mintel, as consumer attention goes beyond the ingredient list to look at clean-label processing methods.
With 2013 fast drawing to a close and 2014 just around the corner, we took the chance to catch up with analysts and experts at Mintel to ask them what their highlights from this year have been ... and a few predictions for what might be in store in the...
People with food allergies and intolerances in the UK have the more new products to meet their dietary needs than consumers in other major European markets, indicates data from Mintel, but there has been a general increase in launches across the EU in...
The wave of health and wellness comes ashore for chocolate makers,
with latest figures from Mintel showing the fresh healthier image
for dark chocolate has brought a much-need, and strident, upward
shift in sales for 2007.
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...
Almost two thirds of Americans are concerned about the safety of
artificial sweeteners, a factor that could potentially impact the
expected continued growth of the sugar-free market, according to a
new Mintel report.
Food makers opt for the latest darling of the sweetener industry,
sucralose, for their new products with fresh data showing this
sweetener gained ground over aspartame and Acesulfame K in new
launches using sweeteners, for the first...
Opportunities for food manufacturers and ingredients firms are set
to burgeon in the UK functional food marketplace with new Mintel
research forecasting that the £835 million market will double in
the next five years to £1.7 billion....
Foods with 'positive nutrition' elements such as added calcium or
fibre continue to grow in popularity, according to the latest data
from Mintel, but those with substances removed (sugar, fat) are
becoming less popular.
With the booming trend in health products, and dairy manufacturers
under pressure to innovate, there is an impressive number of
healthy dairy products being launched each month. We take a look at
some of the latest entries, from market...
The UK snacks sector is coming under increasing pressure from
competing markets with sugar and chocolate confectionery
particularly hard hit by the consumer desire for a healthier
lifestyle, according to a new report from market analysts...