A new report by EIT Food – one of eight communities to boost innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe – reveals only 47% of Europeans trust the food sector. French consumers lead the pack in scepticism.
Consumers are more interested in seeing recycling information on
food labels than fat, sugar and calorie information, according to a
new survey from Mintel, adding further fuel to the debate on what
info should be presented and how.
Consumer demand - the holy grail of any industry - is a fragile and
easily manipulated treasure. But influencing consumers for
anything other than their own benefit will, more often than not,
carry unintended consequences.
Consumers are bombarded with an overload of nutritional advice and
product marketing - be it from magazines, television shows, and
product advertising - and without a degree in nutritional science,
it's a wonder they can make...
European consumers are increasingly skipping meals at home and
instead opting to snack or eat in restaurants, a trend that is set
to continue on the back of hectic lifestyles, says a new report by
An increasing British indulgence for premium food, drink and
personal care items means manufacturers should concentrate on new
product development and marketing the luxurious aspects of
products, according to a new study by Datamonitor,...
The majority of European consumers appreciate the benefits of
eating healthily but remain confused over the terminology used in
nutritional labelling, according to a recent report by the European
Food Information Council (EUFIC),...
Britons spends four times as much on snacks as their Spanish
counterparts, eating their way through €17.3 billion a year, finds
a new report highlighting the ongoing opportunities for players in
the snack industry.
In the thriving world of snacks the key to success for food
developers will be in designing time-positioned, healthy and guilt
free indulgences as the consumer becomes more fussy, says a new
report from Datamonitor that shows UK snackaholics,...
All packaged foods sold in the US will be required to label their
trans-fat content from 2006 following an FDA ruling this week. But
some organisations say it does not go far enough towards educating
consumers about the potential...
Consumers in the future will eat fewer meals at home as eating out
becomes increasingly convenient, but snacking in front of the TV
will continue to play an important role as consumers wind down
after increasingly hectic working days,...