Fun, convenience and health are the clear drivers of innovation in
the food industry, as the latest review of new products from
Mintel's Global New Product Database shows. Functional dairy and
confectionery products, fruit-flavoured...
Europe is a continent of snackers, and eating between meals is set
to grow there over the next five years. The challenge now for
manufacturers is to turn the oft-maligned snack into an integral
part of the daily diet as meal occasions...
A national promotional scheme has boosted sales of organic food in
the US, but sales in Europe were sluggish at best last year after a
high-profile scandal in Germany reduced consumer confidence,
according to a new report from Organic...
Modern Bakery 2003, the international trade fair for bakery
equipment and food ingredients, was held last month in Moscow. The
success of the event demonstrates the growing importance of Russia
as a key market for the bakery and snacks...
Growing confidence and consumer awareness are the main driving
forces behind the continued growth of the European organic food
market. According to the Global New Products Database an increasing
number of new product launches is continuing...
Rich fruit cake might not be the traditional accompaniment for
Scotch, but the UK's Inter Link Foods has teamed up with Allied
Domecq subsidiary Thomas Lowndes to create just such a product,
baked with a liberal dash of Teacher's.
Producers of food and non-food products from all over the world
have joined forces to call for tighter protection of geographical
indications ahead of the latest WTO talks in September. But
convincing WTO members to extend the list...
Snack markets in western Europe might well be reaching maturity,
but there is still plenty of growth to be found in Russia,
according to Market Advice. The economic crisis of the late
1990s gave domestic producers a chance to outstrip...
Ginsters, the UK-based pastie and sandwich group, is to launch a
range of products targeting the under-10s later this year, tying in
with a new TV series. But while the products are likely to appeal
to children themselves, will Ginsters...
Ice cream has traditionally been a seasonal product, with
consumption highest in the summer months. But manufacturers have
been working hard in recent years to create new, indulgent snack
products which are helping to make ice cream...
With new store developments tightly controlled there, the Balearic
Islands is one of the toughest markets in Spain for supermarket
groups to break into. But Basque group Eroski could become the
biggest operator there if it succeeds...
A survey of waffle consumption in Russia reveals that traditional
non-packaged snacks remain very popular. The survey took into
account the snacking preferences of 1,542 respondents in the 13
largest cities of European Russia, excluding...
In a market valued at €140 billion, the consumption of food and
drink in the European workplace provides manufacturers with the
potential to create products that meet three key criteria -
quality, convenience and health.