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Trends and lifestyle changes that emerged during the pandemic years, resulting in greater adoption of digitalisation and greater influence of foodservice trends at home, are expected to continue. Novel innovations incorporate product positioning to appease consumer goals for holistic wellbeing, while plant-based ingredients go beyond milks and meat into meal essentials.
In a time when the world is striving to create a balance between sustainability and profitability, a challenge such as food waste can severely undermine these efforts. With recent advancements in sustainable development and increased international pressure on countries to play a role in mitigating associated risks, many countries are exploring novel ways to reduce food waste.
In this episode, Euromonitor International’s Nutrition Research Analyst Ekaterina Tretyakova discusses the key trends - health and wellness, sustainability, and the impact of technology – which are driving consumer demand for ready meals.
The COVID-19 pandemic profoundly disrupted the market for meals in Germany. With foodservice largely restricted, most food spending is funneled into grocery retail and retailers are leveraging this position of strength, working with grocery delivery startups, to target consumers at home.
During the pandemic conventional dietary habits were challenged, and daily use products were reconsidered. Consumers’ expectations of gaining some health-boosting benefits from food increased, as it appeared that immunity, obesity and other underlying health factors could be key when faced with COVID-19.
The British Government’s anti-obesity regulation on products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) is likely to impact packaged food and soft drinks, both in terms of brands and consumers. Although the new legislation might come as a hindrance for some categories, it might also offer an opportunity for others.
As the pandemic has impacted our lives, so it has impacted our food choices. Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to shape our environment, accelerating and consolidating emergent trends into longer term probabilities. The pre-pandemic "normal" for eating out is unlikely to return for some years to come, and three in four food industry professionals think that health and wellness will remain a paramount concern through to 2025.