Plant-based alternatives have revolutionised the food industry, and demand has skyrocketed in the last few years. 42% of global consumers now say that they are restricting their animal-based consumption, so manufacturers have risen to the challenge by developing new products and extending ranges. The plant-based dairy industry is particularly significant, with global sales of USD20 billion.
This video introduces the biggest trends in the global food market. The COVID-19 pandemic led consumers to refocus on mindful eating and plant-based proteins, with a renewed focus on mental health, immune support, functionality and sustainability.…
The packaging industry is one that has largely exhibited resilience in the face of the pandemic, with retail growth of 3% in 2020, to reach 3.8 trillion units. There are a number of trends and influences at play as consumers’ purchasing habits and priorities evolve, while the external pressure of environmental regulation and sentiment continues to shape demand.
Ongoing supply chain disruptions, volatility in commodities markets and rising operating costs continue to add pressure to global businesses and the manufacturing sector. Euromonitor International has identified the top five trends to help companies adapt to the challenges, fortify supply chains and prepare for future growth.
On 11 August 2022, Johnson & Johnson Inc announced that it will cease the global sales of talcum-based baby powder in 2023. The announcement comes after more than a decade of public outcry, an onslaught of lawsuits, and the halt of talcum-based baby powder sales in certain markets, leading to the introduction of cornstarch-based baby powder as a substitute item.
This article is the first of a two-part analysis of supply chain challenges and insights for companies in Germany, with relevance for companies doing business across Europe. Part one explores the ongoing challenges in global supply chain structures amidst the pressure to decarbonise. Part two explores regional distribution structures and innovative last-mile strategies, thinking about consumer touchpoints and access as a competitive advantage.
An overview of global healthcare trends in the context of the inflationary environment. Shifting consumer health behaviors, personalisation, transforming medproduction, telehealth and sustainability; which ones will benefit and which trends will suffer the most from inflation surge, and what can companies do about it?
Listen to the conversation with Maria Mascaraque, Food Industry Manager, Howard Telford, Senior Soft Drinks Manager and Rosemarie Downey, Packaging Industry Manager to learn about the drivers of environmental sustainability regulations in foods and drinks industries and their implications on businesses and consumers.