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No and Low Alcohol Sales Soar as British Consumers Moderate Their Drinking

    No and Low Alcohol Sales Soar as British Consumers Moderate Their Drinking

New research from CGA reveals that sales of no and low alcohol drinks are rising, thanks to increasing numbers of British consumers moderating their intake. The exclusive new report from

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British Food Price Inflation to Make 2019’s Christmas Dinner the Costliest Yet

    British Food Price Inflation to Make 2019’s Christmas Dinner the Costliest Yet

Supply issues are driving up the wholesale prices of Christmas dinner essentials, leaving UK operators and consumers facing higher costs over the festive period. The exclusive monthly Foodservice Price Index

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Mondelēz International Releases First-ever State of Snacking™ Report Exploring Evolving Global Consumer Snacking Trends

    Mondelēz International Releases First-ever State of Snacking™ Report Exploring Evolving Global Consumer Snacking Trends

Mondelēz International has launched its first-ever State of Snacking™ report, a global consumer trends study examining the role snacking plays across the world in meeting consumers’ evolving needs: busy modern

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Experts Examine How Technology is Being Used to Improve Food Manufacturing and Outline the Next Steps For the Industry

    Experts Examine How Technology is Being Used to Improve Food Manufacturing and Outline the Next Steps For the Industry

From using satellites to track asparagus crops, to measuring the lean meat percentage of pork using a high-tech camera, companies across the food manufacturing supply chain are embracing emerging technologies

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Global Demand For Ketchup Stagnating

    Global Demand For Ketchup Stagnating

Exports of tomato ketchup have declined in the first few months of 2019, as Canada drastically reduced its intake from the US following an anti-Heinz campaign, coupled with the trade

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European Innovators Target the ‘Chocoisseurs’

    European Innovators Target the ‘Chocoisseurs’

There is no arguing that Europeans love their chocolate – on average three-quarters of consumers include chocolate in a typical grocery basket, while per capita consumption rates are among the

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US Plant-based Drinks Up 30% in Four Years

    US Plant-based Drinks Up 30% in Four Years

US plant-based drinks consumption grew by almost 30% between 2014 and 2018, from 2.8 to 3.6 litres per person, according to a new report from leading beverage industry experts Zenith

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New Report Looks at Redefining Productivity and Efficiency of UK Farming Systems

    New Report Looks at Redefining Productivity and Efficiency of UK Farming Systems

A report launched recently by OF&G (Organic Farmers & Growers) proposes a new approach to the way we assess productivity and efficiency of UK farm businesses, with the view of

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Latest Short-term Outlook for Main EU Agricultural Sectors

    Latest Short-term Outlook for Main EU Agricultural Sectors

The latest agricultural short-term outlook report published by the European Commission gives insights on the main agricultural markets’ trends, production and trade for 2019 and 2020. It shows among other

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PepsiCo Launches 2018 Sustainability Report

    PepsiCo Launches 2018 Sustainability Report

PepsiCo has published its 2018 Sustainability Report, outlining the company’s progress against its sustainability goals and announcing a new purpose behind its sustainability agenda: to help build a more sustainable

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New Report Shows Further Sugar Reduction Progress by English Food Industry

    New Report Shows Further Sugar Reduction Progress by English Food Industry

Public Health England (PHE) has published its second-year report on progress made by the food industry to voluntarily reduce sugar in everyday foods. The report shows the sugar reduction achieved

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Ifac Launches Irish Food & AgriBusiness Report 2019

    Ifac Launches Irish Food & AgriBusiness Report 2019

Ifac, which provides specialist advisory services for the Irish farming, food and agri-business sectors, has launched its 2019 Food & AgriBusiness Report. Overall, the findings point to a less than positive outlook

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Bakery Processing Equipment Market to be Worth Over $11 billion by 2025

    Bakery Processing Equipment Market to be Worth Over $11 billion by 2025

Bakery Processing Equipment Market size is set to exceed US$11 billion by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights. The global shipments are anticipated to grow

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Zero Alcohol Drinks Growing 10% a Year in Europe

    Zero Alcohol Drinks Growing 10% a Year in Europe

A new report from Zenith Global on European Zero Alcohol Drinks forecasts sales growth of almost 10% a year over the next five years. Zenith Global estimates the European market

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UK Restaurant Numbers Drop Again as Consumer Tastes Shift

    UK Restaurant Numbers Drop Again as Consumer Tastes Shift

Britain’s restaurant numbers have fallen for the sixth quarter in a row, the new edition of the Market Growth Monitor from CGA and AlixPartners reveals. Independent operators have borne the brunt of the closures

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Stirring Times For US Yogurt – Innovation is Vital in a Changing Consumer Environment

    Stirring Times For US Yogurt – Innovation is Vital in a Changing Consumer Environment

Over half of all U.S. consumers now buy yogurt as part of their typical grocery basket, according to a new report from Innova Market Insights, but their habits appear to

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RSPH and Slimming World Call For UK Supermarkets to do More to Tackle Obesity

    RSPH and Slimming World Call For UK Supermarkets to do More to Tackle Obesity

A new report, Health on the Shelf published by RSPH (Royal Society For Public Health) and Slimming World, exposes the marketing tactics used to drive sales of unhealthy products and

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New Report Reveals Which Food Giants are ‘Seizing the Moment’, as Alternative Proteins Boom

    New Report Reveals Which Food Giants are ‘Seizing the Moment’, as Alternative Proteins Boom

A three-year shareholder engagement with 25 giant food retailers and manufacturers has found that some leaders are beginning to capitalise on the rising demand for alternative proteins, while others are

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UK On-trade Gin Sales Soar as Pink Gin Drinkers Double in the Past Year

    UK On-trade Gin Sales Soar as Pink Gin Drinkers Double in the Past Year

UK gin sales have rocketed 56% by value in a year, new research from CGA reveals, and the number of people drinking pink gin has more than doubled. A report

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Baby Food Industry Needs Better Products and Clearer Labelling

    Baby Food Industry Needs Better Products and Clearer Labelling

Public Health England (PHE) has published an evidence review of commercially available baby foods and drinks aimed at children up to 36 months. The main findings of the report Foods

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Latest Short-term Outlook For Main EU Agricultural Sectors

    Latest Short-term Outlook For Main EU Agricultural Sectors

The latest agricultural short-term outlook report published by the European Commission shows in its main findings that EU exports of pork, beef, olive oil and dairy products are expected to continue increasing in 2019 with overall EU

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Brits Get a Taste For Cocktails

    Brits Get a Taste For Cocktails

Nine million consumers are enjoying cocktails when they go out, making this one of Britain’s fastest growing drinks categories within spirits, according to exclusive new research by out of home

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Zero Alcohol Drinks Growing 10% a Year in Europe

    Zero Alcohol Drinks Growing 10% a Year in Europe

A new report from Zenith Global on European Zero Alcohol Drinks forecasts sales growth of almost 10% a year over

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Scotch Whisky Contributes £5.5 Billion Annually to the UK Economy

    Scotch Whisky Contributes £5.5 Billion Annually to the UK Economy

The contribution of the Scotch whisky industry to the UK economy has grown by 10% since 2016 to £5.5 billion.

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Merger Between Sainsbury’s and Asda Blocked

    Merger Between Sainsbury’s and Asda Blocked

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked the £7.3 billion proposed Sainsbury’s-Asda merger after finding it would lead to

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Asian Grocery Market to be Worth US$4264 Billion by 2023

    Asian Grocery Market to be Worth US$4264 Billion by 2023

Asia will generate US$4264 billion of grocery sales by 2023 – almost the same as Europe and North America combined

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UK Food and Drink Exports Growth Slows to a Crawl in 2018

    UK Food and Drink Exports Growth Slows to a Crawl in 2018

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published analysis showing that food and drink exports have increased by only 2.5%

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UK Bottled Water Sales Top 4 Billion Litres For First Time

    UK Bottled Water Sales Top 4 Billion Litres For First Time

Last year’s hot summer boosted UK water drinks consumption by more than 7% to 4,267 million litres, according to a

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Global Cocoa Production to Hit a Record 4.85 Million Tonnes in 2019

    Global Cocoa Production to Hit a Record 4.85 Million Tonnes in 2019

Informa’s Agribusiness Intelligence, the leading provider of news, data, analysis and forecasts across the agricultural and commodities value chain, has

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US Cannabis-based Drinks Market to Pass $1 Billion in 2022

    US Cannabis-based Drinks Market to Pass $1 Billion in 2022

US sales of cannabis-based drinks jumped to $86 million in 2018, according to the new 2019 US CBD Drinks Report

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Fast-growing Asia Maternal Nutrition Market to Boost Demand For Dairy ingredients and Formula

    Fast-growing Asia Maternal Nutrition Market to Boost Demand For Dairy ingredients and Formula

Maternal nutrition is a hot new opportunity in emerging markets, according to the latest report from food and drink experts,

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Mixed Progress by Food Industry to Reduce Salt

    Mixed Progress by Food Industry to Reduce Salt

Public Health England (PHE) has published the first assessment of the food industry’s progress towards meeting the government’s salt reduction

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Changing Consumer Habits to Shape EU Agricultural Markets by 2030

    Changing Consumer Habits to Shape EU Agricultural Markets by 2030

The European Commission has published projections for the European agricultural markets to 2030 for a wide range of agri-food products,

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Exports Boost Europe’s Beer Production to Eight-year High

    Exports Boost Europe’s Beer Production to Eight-year High

Europe’s beer production rose to an eight-year high in 2017 bolstered by record exports, a rise in micro-breweries and increased

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Report Finds Growth Potential For EU Plant Proteins

    Report Finds Growth Potential For EU Plant Proteins

The European Commission has adopted its report on the development of plant proteins in the European Union. The report reviews

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Sugar Reduction and Clean Labeling Significant But Not Predominant in Sugar Confectionery Choices

    Sugar Reduction and Clean Labeling Significant But Not Predominant in Sugar Confectionery Choices

Across the ten highest consuming nations for both sugar confectionery and gum, consumption is increasing, with CAGRs ranging from 0.5

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Patent War Looms as Cannabis Legalisation Spreads

    Patent War Looms as Cannabis Legalisation Spreads

The recent legalisation of recreational marijuana use in Canada indicates a broader trend of a move towards legalisation, opening up

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Mains Overtaking Bottled Water Coolers in West Europe

    Mains Overtaking Bottled Water Coolers in West Europe

102,500 more water coolers were installed across West Europe in 2017, marking a 3.4% increase and taking the total to

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Brexit Driving Growth But Not Profit For UK’s Food and Drink Industry

    Brexit Driving Growth But Not Profit For UK’s Food and Drink Industry

Revenue growth for the UK’s top food and drink producers including Nestle UK and Arla Foods experienced a sharp turnaround

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UK Gin Breaks £2 Billion Mark – Doubling in Value in 5 Years

    UK Gin Breaks £2 Billion Mark – Doubling in Value in 5 Years

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association’s latest market report shows the summer of 2018 reached record highs for gin in

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Global Aseptic Packaging to Grow 16% by 2022

    Global Aseptic Packaging to Grow 16% by 2022

The world market for aseptically packed products amounted to 152 billion litres in 347 billion packs during 2017, according to

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European Olive Oil Market Worth €3 Billion – Shoppers Focus More on Quality Than Price

    European Olive Oil Market Worth €3 Billion – Shoppers Focus More on Quality Than Price

Poor harvest conditions continue to provide a challenging backdrop to the Olive Oil market, according to the latest analysis of value and

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Nestlé and Coca-Cola Reign Supreme in Food and Drink Brand Rankings as China’s Yili Surges

    Nestlé and Coca-Cola Reign Supreme in Food and Drink Brand Rankings as China’s Yili Surges

Nestlé and Coca-Cola have yet again dominated brand rankings in their respective industries, each keeping runners-up at a healthy distance

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Craft Beer Revolution is Here to Stay

    Craft Beer Revolution is Here to Stay

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials, has published a new report in its Global

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Dairy Processing Equipment Market Size to Hit $13 Billion by 2024

    Dairy Processing Equipment Market Size to Hit $13 Billion by 2024

Global Dairy Processing Equipment Market size is expected to exceed US$13 billion by 2024; according to a new research report

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Confidence Takes a Knock as Brexit Jitters Take Their Toll on UK Food and Drink Industry

    Confidence Takes a Knock as Brexit Jitters Take Their Toll on UK Food and Drink Industry

UK food and drink manufacturers are feeling the pinch of Brexit uncertainty but are striding ahead with investment plans to

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Thriving UK Brands Make Lives Healthier, Happier & Easier

    Thriving UK Brands Make Lives Healthier, Happier & Easier

Kantar Worldpanel’s latest ranking of the UK’s most chosen brands finds half of the top 10 brands in growth. Warburtons

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New Report – Out-of-home, Out of Mind?

    New Report – Out-of-home, Out of Mind?

Kantar Worldpanel’s new report on out-of-home (OOH) reveals that OOH consumption makes up nearly half (41%) of global spend on

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“Radical Transparency Will Shape Future Food Agenda,” Says Cranswick Report

    “Radical Transparency Will Shape Future Food Agenda,” Says Cranswick Report

Growing consumer demand for new levels of transparency are set to disrupt the food industry in the wake of continued

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Restaurants Hold Up on British High Streets

    Restaurants Hold Up on British High Streets

Many casual dining brands continued to expand on British high streets over the last year, despite the host of challenges

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New Report – How Digital Tech Is Changing the Food & Beverage Industry

    New Report – How Digital Tech Is Changing the Food & Beverage Industry

For years, next generation technologies such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things have been singled out as driving innovation in a

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UK Water Drinks Approach 4,000 Million Litres

    UK Water Drinks Approach 4,000 Million Litres

UK consumption of water drinks rose 7% in 2017 to nearly 4,000 million litres, with a retail value of £3.1

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1 in 5 Meals Eaten Out of Home as European Consumers Favour Service Over Home Cooking

    1 in 5 Meals Eaten Out of Home as European Consumers Favour Service Over Home Cooking

More flexible menus and an increase of meal occasions from breakfast and all day brunch through to dinner has led

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UK Small Local Abattoirs Sector is Near Collapse

A new report from the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) finds that the UK’s network of small local abattoirs is near

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