Chocolate biscuit sales hit by obesity concerns
Sales of chocolate biscuits in the UK fell 17 per cent between 2001
and 2006 as consumers made the switch to healthier varieties,
according to new figures.
Consumers concerned about food transport, says survey
About 41 per cent of UK consumers believe producers and
supermarkets should provide more details about food miles on the
products they sell, according to a new survey released today.
Premium crisps drive growth, says report
A developing demand for premium products such as those
made with alternative ingredients is keeping the UK crisps
market on a steady 2.5 per cent growth rate, Mintel says
in a new report.
Sales of honey rise, marmalade drop
Sales of honey rose 14 per cent between 2004 and 2006 while
marmalade sales dropped 10 per cent, according to a new study in
Health hype fails to deter dessert-lovers
The furore over rising obesity rates has failed to dissuade UK
consumers from tucking into desserts such as cheesecakes, trifles
and cream cakes, judging from a new report from market analysts
Better-for-you foods top Mintel survey
Food products with lower levels of 'bad' ingredients, such as fat
and sugar, have seen a sharp rise in popularity over the past year,
according to Mintel.
UK consumers shun slimming foods
People in Britain may be getting bigger, but the market for
slimming foods is shrinking as consumers look for more natural and
long-term solutions to lose weight, new research shows.
New Quest berry flavours target dairy growth
Quest claims that its new Berrysense range of fruit flavours could
give dairy product firms the edge in capturing lucrative new
Seed and nut sales soar in health boom
Healthy snacks are poised for significant growth, especially in the
niche seeds sector with sales expected to almost double over the
next five years to hit £39m (€58m) according to a new report.
UK bakery ingredients sector set to profit
The UK baking ingredients sector is well positioned to take
advantage of an explosion in home baking, according to research
Organics to see "aggressive increases", says Mintel
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...
Free-range eggs drive UK industry growth
The British egg market is booming with consumers using more eggs
per capita than ever before, according to a Mintel report.
Sweetener safety major concern for most Americans, report
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.
Health conscious consumers drive UK oat sales
Hot cereals such as porridge and oatmeal are benefiting from a
revival among Britain's health conscious consumers, according to
Sucralose dominates food and drink product launches
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...