With COVID-19 pandemic hit the world relentlessly, people’s lives around the world have been changed fundamentally, including eating habits. This pandemic, once again, reminded people about the relationship between nature and their eating habits. We have seen many startups emerging that produce plant-based or lab meat alternatives around the world, especially in Asia Pacific. Is … Continue reading Is plant-based meat a real new opportunity or is it only marketing hype?
Mintel has announced that it has linked up with Professor Pierre Chandon from world famous business school INSEAD to provide data support with Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD) for Professor Chandon’s academic research work in the food and drink marketing innovation area. Professor Pierre Chandon is the L’Oréal chaired professor of marketing, innovation and … Continue reading Mintel to work with INSEAD professor for academic research
In the face of a looming recession, questions about price and value are at the forefront of consumers’ concerns. At the same time consumers are more aware of where their food comes from, and there is a growing desire to support local companies. How can brands capitalise on these consumer sentiments? Mintel’s Purchase Intelligence tool … Continue reading How important is “Australian-Made” in food and drink?
COVID-19 has negatively impacted restaurant revenue. A webinar to be held by food intelligence specialist Mintel, will look at the opportunities for Chinese and Southeast Asian foodservice players to diversify their business model from take-out and dine-in to include selling packaged ready-to-cook and ready-to-heat foods. In this webinar, Mintel’s Food and Drinks analysts will share … Continue reading COVID-19: a catalyst for China and Southeast Asia foodservice retail push
Mintel’s latest report reveals innovation opportunities in vitamins, minerals and supplements. Amid COVID-19 fears, VMS NPD will focus more on immune support and stress relief. Also expect a renewed focus on naturalness and safety. Read more for actionable insights and key opportunities for your brand, including: Highlighting immune support benefits Looking beyond immune support when … Continue reading A year of innovation in vitamin, mineral, and supplements, APAC 2020
As Australians increasingly look online for their daily shopping inspiration, Coles is launching coles&co, a new experience that will offer specials alongside exclusive content about new products, tips and recipes. a“With COVID-19, we’ve really seen a shift to online shopping in the last few months, as lots of our customers try our contactless home delivery … Continue reading Coles ditches print catalogues in favour of digital
Consumers around the world are going wild for plant-based innovation and ice cream is no exception. According to the latest research from Mintel Global New Product Database (GNPD), vegan ice cream accounts for an increasing proportion of global ice cream launches, making up 7 per cent of all launches in the last 12 months (2019/20), … Continue reading Global plant-based ice cream new product development doubles in five years
Consumer’s recent interest in “better for me, better for the planet” food and drink should continue to drive the demand for plant proteins. Algae is one of the most promising foods for the future: easy to cultivate, offering an abundance of protein and other nutrients, whilst maintaining biodiversity. According to Mintel Global New Products Database … Continue reading Algae as a future superfood
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New research from Mintel, the experts in what consumers want and why, reveals how the global pandemic presents significant challenges and opportunities for animal proteins, meat alternatives and produce. In this report, you will read: – Consumers will adapt a “less but better” approach to animal proteins; – Plants will play an important role as … Continue reading Changes in consumer behaviour surrounding protein and produce
Today, consumers are discovering new ways to nudge themselves towards better habits and are taking a more holistic approach to their wellbeing. However, consumers don’t want to compromise on taste and experience, and food and drink products including prepared meals will need to find the balance between both taste and health. According to Mintel estimates, … Continue reading Trends shaping Australian prepared meals
Today, consumers are discovering new ways to nudge themselves towards better habits and are taking a more holistic approach to their wellbeing. However, consumers don’t want to compromise on taste and experience, and food and drink products including prepared meals will need to find the balance between both taste and health. According to Mintel estimates, … Continue reading Trends shaping Australian prepared meals market
As the world’s population heads towards the 10 billion mark, there are a lot of challenges that lie ahead – whether it be health, housing or employment. Then there is the question of food. The world has to figure out how to make enough food to feed what could become an insatiable demand. How will … Continue reading Food trends: the decade ahead
In Australia, producers of frozen vegetables are missing an opportunity to help consumers create high-quality, home-cooked healthy meals without sacrificing time. More Australians are starting to prioritise eating more healthily, and to do so, market research specialist Mintel has information from its surveys that points to increasing fruit and vegetable intake. This is done by … Continue reading Opportunity for frozen vegetables in health-focussed diets
Chocolate confectionery is considered a permissible indulgence, as consumers balance portion control with enjoyment. Manufacturers are providing pre-measured portions like bites, crisps or thins, to help consumers manage their portion sizes. According to Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD), chocolate bites have edged out crisps and thins in global product launches over the past couple … Continue reading Tool measures consumer reaction to food launch
A rejuvenated sense of purpose regarding environmental issues is now prompting many Australians to take positive action to be more sustainable when it comes to product packaging. Mintel’s 2019 Global Food and Drink Trends reveal that when it comes to Australia, 32 per cent of urban Australians prefer products that are sold in eco-friendly packaging. … Continue reading One-third of Australians want eco-friendly packaging
Sales of carbonated soft drinks (CSD) in Australia are under continued pressure as consumers reconsider their sugar intake, new research shows.