Big Demand For Vegan Ice-Cream

Did you know? Vegan ice-cream accounts for 7 percent of all ice-cream launches around the world. By Mintel.  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…

Recipe For Growth: Balancing Health, Indulgence & Taste

Sweet or savoury biscuits enjoy near universal appeal in India. Latest research from Mintel reveals how immunity-boosting ingredients are set to drive value growth in these times of heightened health consciousness.  Traditionally viewed as an affordable source of energy and nutrition in India, Mintel reveals that almost two-thirds* (63 percent)…

Algae: A Future Superfood

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. Contributed by Neha Srivastava, Mintel Patent Analyst—Food & Drink / Beauty & Personal Care. The consumer’s recent interest in “better for me, better for the…

Functional F&B Products: Focus On Brain, Eye & Skin Health For Thais

Consumers' health status, personal interests and life priorities continuously change with age. Demanding lifestyles of Thai consumer combined with early signs of ageing often trigger middle-aged consumers to become more concerned about their health, nutrition and resulting in increased interest in using functional food/drinks. Latest research from Mintel, the world’s…

COVID-19’s Impact On Food & Drink Markets In Southeast Asia

New research from Mintel reveals the changes in consumer sentiment and behaviour surrounding food and drink categories as a result of the spread of COVID-19 across Southeast Asia. Tan Heng Hong, APAC Food and Drink Analyst, Mintel said: “The global spread of COVID-19 is forcing Southeast Asian consumers to cope…

COVID-19’s Effect On Consumer Behaviour

19th-century diplomat Klemens von Metternich is credited with quipping: “When France sneezes, Europe catches a cold”. In the 20th century, this mutated into: “When America sneezes, the world catches a cold”. Scant surprise then that, in the wake of China’s meteoric economic rise in the 21st century, some economic journalists…

Mintel Announces Global Food & Drink Trends For 2030

Mintel, the experts in what consumers want and why, has announced three key trends that will shape the global food, drink, and foodservice industries over the next 10 years. Change, Incorporated: Successful companies will be those that improve the health of the planet and its population. Smart Diets: Technology will…

Aligning Butter With Trendy Diets

Naturally low in carbohydrates and high in fat, butter products can benefit from keto and paleo positioning. By Michelle Teodoro, Senior Food Science and Nutrition Analyst, Mintel Food and Drink.   The keto diet’s move to mainstream creates new opportunities for high-fat, low-carb products, like butter, to reinvent themselves as…
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