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Mintel surveys US burger opinion

New research from Mintel shows that 82% of consumers agree that burgers are a good source of nutrients, but another 80% would pay more for burgers made with premium ingredients. With three in five (62%) consumers saying that they love burgers, there’s no denying their popularity.
However, as beef faces negative health perceptions, consumers show interest in […]

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Foods Beverages: it’s all about taste

While America’s non-alcoholic beverage market is shifting in favour of better-for-you alternatives, new research from Mintel reveals that taste/flavour (72%) is by far the main influencer for consumers when drinking preferred beverages, with health/nutritional attributes (21%) and functional attributes (16%) far less influential. Today, cross-category beverages are becoming increasingly more available as brands attempt to […]

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Gluten-free pizza grows

New research from Mintel finds that following consumer demand, the number of pizzas launched globally with a gluten-free claim soared 58% between 2012 and 2015. The number of pizza launches containing rice flour as an alternative ingredient to wheat increased from 78% to 90% between 2014 and 2015.
The rise in gluten-free pizza launches comes as […]

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Mintel: grain-free on the rise in Germany

New research from Mintel reveals that in the German flour market grain-free flour launches have more than doubled in the last year, accounting for 23% of all new flour launches in 2015, compared to only 10% in 2014.
Moreover, Mintel research shows that grain-free is also an increasingly popular choice when it comes to bread and […]

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Mintel publishes global packaging trends for 2016

    Mintel publishes global packaging trends for 2016

Mintel has presented six key trends set to impact global packaging markets over the next year, including implications for both consumers and brands.
They include a rise in prominence for digital printing and the emergence of a need for more flexible packaging sizes.
David Luttenberger, global packaging director at Mintel, said: “There’s a parallel path between brands […]

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Breakfast Key to Growth of Foreign Fast Food Market in China

    Breakfast Key to Growth of Foreign Fast Food Market in China

With the total amount of foreign fast food outlets in China set to break the 50,000 mark this year – up from 48,477 in 2011 and 36,037 in 2006 – and 44% of Chinese consumers saying that they plan to spend more on fast food in the coming year, the potential for the sector is […]

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Decline in British In-home Drinking

    Decline in British In-home Drinking

Latest research from Mintel reveals that British consumers are drinking less in the home with usage dropping from 75% to 71% between 2009 and 2011. But, while usage levels are dropping, Mintel’s research reveals that just 29% of those drinking at home pay attention to the alcoholic strength (ABV level) of their drink.
And, despite preconceptions, […]

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Own Label Food and Drink NPD Overtook Branded For the First Time in 2011

    Own Label Food and Drink NPD Overtook Branded For the First Time in 2011

Latest research from Mintel reveals that for the first time, in 2011, the proportion of own label new product development (NPD) overtook branded in the UK. Historically, the proportion of new product development within food and non-alcoholic drinks has been higher for brands than for private labels. While brands held a 55% share of total […]

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Cooking Skills Off the Boil – A Quarter of 16-24s Find it Hard to Cook Pasta

    Cooking Skills Off the Boil – A Quarter of 16-24s Find it Hard to Cook Pasta

While celebrity chefs across Britain have spent recent years on a mission to make cooking more accessible, it appears youngsters still have a way to go when cooking the basic stuff. Indeed, according to latest research from Mintel, nearly a quarter (22%) of 16-24s who have eaten pasta in the past year agree that it […]

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Bumper Year For Seasonal Chocolate Innovation

    Bumper Year For Seasonal Chocolate Innovation

A quarter of all global chocolate launches in 2011 were for chocolate products with a “seasonal” positioning (eg Christmas, Easter, Halloween themed etc), reveals the latest research from Mintel. While global new product chocolate launches declined by 7% between 2010 and 2011, products with seasonal claims increased by 6% over the same period. And it […]

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Britain’s Growing Appreciation For Green and Herbal Tea

    Britain’s Growing Appreciation For Green and Herbal Tea

New research from Mintel finds British consumers are increasingly turning to alternative varieties of tea, as sales of green tea bags have shot up an impressive 83% in past two years alone. Indeed, the strain is showing for good old-fashioned English Breakfast tea. Although accounting for the biggest share of the tea market (70%), sales […]

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£2.4 Billion UK Cider Market is Ripe For Further Development

    £2.4 Billion UK Cider Market is Ripe For Further Development

Cider is the undisputed success story of the UK alcohol category over the past six years, according to new research from Mintel. It has grown its volume sales by just under a quarter (24%) between 2006 and 2011 and over this period its value sales increased from £1.7 billion to £2.4 billion. With pubs seeing […]

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UK Brown Sauce Sales Rise as Ketchup Dips

    UK Brown Sauce Sales Rise as Ketchup Dips

Mintel’s latest research into sauces and seasonings reveals that sales of brown sauce are on the increase, rising by 9% between 2010 and 2011, with sales increasing from £47 million in 2010 to £51 million in 2011. Accounting for almost a fifth (18%) of all thick and thin sauces, it appears sales of brown sauces […]

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New Year Dieting Dilemma for British Consumers

    New Year Dieting Dilemma for British Consumers

Despite having the resolve to lose weight, British consumers may not know how to go about it, reveals new research from Mintel. Indeed, just six in 10 (61) UK consumers say that they know what they should and should not eat to lose weight – dropping to only 55% of men.
Furthermore, over one in 10 […]

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Revenue Sales Fall by £2.2 billion in UK Beer Market

    Revenue Sales Fall by £2.2 billion in UK Beer Market

Hindered by the decline of pub drinking and a lack of broader consumer appeal beyond men, the UK beer market has seen a huge fall from grace in the past six years. Indeed, while the market was worth £17.7 billion in 2006, it will command revenues of just £15.5 billion in 2011 – a £2.2 […]

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UK Biscuit Market Worth £2.2 Billion

    UK Biscuit Market Worth £2.2 Billion

With sales of biscuits, cookies and crackers having increased 22% over the past five years to reach a delicious £2.2 billion in 2010, Mintel forecasts that the UK biscuit market will grow a further 15% to reach £2.6 billion by 2015.
Mintel estimates the biscuits, cookies and crackers market will grow by 2.7% this year to […]

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Storm Brewing For UK Tea Industry

    Storm Brewing For UK Tea Industry

Latest research from Mintel finds that while 88% of British consumers aged over 65 drink tea, penetration drops to 73% for younger (15-34 year-old) adults. With ever increasing competition in the soft drink sector and more consumers dropping out of the category than are actually entering it, the next generation of traditional tea drinkers may […]

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British Consumer Interest in Diet Foods Getting Slimmer?

    British Consumer Interest in Diet Foods Getting Slimmer?

The appeal of diet foods in Britain appears to be thinning. Latest research from Mintel reveals some 60% of British consumer say they prefer food that is naturally low in fat or calories and two thirds (63%) of consumers who have dieted over the past three years have done so using reduced calorie foods. However, […]

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Rising UK Sales of Pies and Pasties

    Rising UK Sales of Pies and Pasties

UK sales of pies and pasties are thriving and by 2012 will be worth over £1 billion, according to the latest research from Mintel. Valued at £941 million in 2009, sales are forecast to rise to £962 million by the end of the year. In addition, between 2008 and 2009, sales of pies and pasties […]

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£4.6 Billion European Ice Cream Market Stays Cool Despite a Cold Economy

    £4.6 Billion European Ice Cream Market Stays Cool Despite a Cold Economy

New research from Mintel Global Market Navigator (GMN) reveals that Germans are the biggest ice cream lovers in Europe, with Germany spending an average of £19 per head on the treat each year. Mintel’s research on ice cream sales in the five major European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK) shows that the […]

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