IFT Top 10 Food Trends

Elizabeth Sloan has just published Top 10 trends shaping food and beverage marketplace. The trends are Prep It Semi-prepared foods now dominate home dinner preparation. In 2016, 53% of shoppers used some partially prepared items versus 35% who cooked mostly from scratch. Lifestyle Foods With Americans eating alone on U.S. households now comprised of an Read more about IFT Top 10 Food Trends[…]

11 food trends according to Fonterra

Below are 11 dairy trends according to Fonterra NZ Natural authentic whole foods– Increasingly people want to eat foods as nature intended them to be. They want foods to be naturally authentic as close as possible to their natural state – less processing, less additives and less intervention. “Good for you” foods– Consumers are looking Read more about 11 food trends according to Fonterra[…]

Google data reveals top functional and healthy food trends this year

Among food industry insiders, health is a major hot topic. But how can retailers, CPG brands and restaurateurs know for sure that the health and wellness trend actually extends into consumer preferences? Online search data is one indicator that can shed some light on the topic. According to a recent report from Google, health and Read more about Google data reveals top functional and healthy food trends this year[…]

Millennials on the move: Younger Canadians eat breakfast on-the-go while Boomers stay home – Mintel

As the saying goes, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” However, new research from Mintel reveals that not all Canadians agree on the best breakfast location, as nearly two in three (64 percent) consumers aged 65+ say that they eat breakfast at home every day compared to just two in five (41 Read more about Millennials on the move: Younger Canadians eat breakfast on-the-go while Boomers stay home – Mintel[…]

CSIRO Healthy Diet Score finds Australians eating too many discretionary foods

This report describes a sample of 86,611 Australian adults who have visited the CSIRO Healthy Diet Score website (www.csirodietscore.com) from May 2015 to June 2016 and completed the survey once. Outliers were removed (n=784) based on extreme age (less than 18 and older than 100 years), Body Mass Index (less than 13 and greater than Read more about CSIRO Healthy Diet Score finds Australians eating too many discretionary foods[…]

Boomers are looking for different health benefits from their food compared to other generations.

It’s no secret that Millennials are changing the food and nutrition landscape. But Boomers have their own set of unique ideas about what they want on their plate. Boomers are also looking for different health benefits from their food compared to other generations. It’s no secret that Millennials are changing the food and nutrition landscape. Read more about Boomers are looking for different health benefits from their food compared to other generations.[…]

Brits cheesed off with cheddar: Purchase falls by 5 percentage points in a year

In kitchens across the country cheddar is a refrigerator staple, but according to new research from Mintel purchase of this traditional British cheese is crumbling. Indeed, in the three months to July 2015 82% of UK consumers had bought cheddar cheese, down from 87% in 2014. Just as purchase of this British favourite has fallen, Read more about Brits cheesed off with cheddar: Purchase falls by 5 percentage points in a year[…]

Brits cheesed off with cheddar: Purchase falls by 5 percentage points in a year

In kitchens across the country cheddar is a refrigerator staple, but according to new research from Mintel purchase of this traditional British cheese is crumbling. Indeed, in the three months to July 2015 82% of UK consumers had bought cheddar cheese, down from 87% in 2014. Just as purchase of this British favourite has fallen, Read more about Brits cheesed off with cheddar: Purchase falls by 5 percentage points in a year[…]

Surge in Food and Beverage Exports for Australia

State of the Industry 2015 Report: Surge in Food and Beverage Exports The Australian Food and Grocery Council’s (AFGC) annual industry snapshot State of the Industry 2015, released today, shows a 28% surge in Australia’s food and beverage exports in 2014-15 underpinning growth in the food and grocery sector despite challenging economic conditions. AFGC CEO Read more about Surge in Food and Beverage Exports for Australia[…]

Mintel identifies top global food and drink trends for 2016

Looking ahead to 2016, Mintel’s Global Food and Drink Analyst Jenny Zegler discusses the top food and drink trends set to impact global markets, including implications for both consumers and brands in the year ahead. Alternatives Everywhere “Veggie burgers and non-dairy milks have escaped the realm of substitutes primarily for people with dietary concerns and Read more about Mintel identifies top global food and drink trends for 2016[…]