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.
British food manufacturers have pledged to cut the levels of salt
in breakfast cereals, soups and sauces over the next few years, a
positive response to growing concerns over salt content. But just
how much can be removed is dependent...
Noodles are one of the fastest-growing products in the packaged
food market, but European sales are dominated by the UK. A new
report from market analysts Euromonitor reflects on whether other
markets in Europe will benefit from the...
Europe's organic meat industry is nearing overcapacity, according
to new research by Organic Monitor. Large volumes of organic meat
products are flooding a market that is showing signs of slowing
Proof that the UK consumer is still very partial to a snack or two
comes in the form of new research from market analysts Mintel. In
2002, the UK accounted for a whacking 51 per cent of total value
sales of savoury snacks, way ahead...