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Top Food Trends from the 2022 National Restaurant Association Show

Anne Scott Livingston

Anne Scott Livingston

7 Jun 22

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show took place in Chicago from 21-24 May 2022. As the foodservice industry recovers from the challenges of the pandemic, companies are focused on innovation to drive business. The show hosted attendees from around the world and featured the latest developments in food, drinks, packaging, and technology for the restaurant industry. Euromonitor International analysts attending the show observed several key trends driving innovation.

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Five Consumer Trends to Inform Dairy Innovation

Ayusha Amatya

Ayusha Amatya

23 Mar 22

From where consumers eat and work, to where and how they shop, the pandemic has brought about a wave of change in lifestyles, and the dairy industry has not been unaffected. In this article we provide a snapshot overview of five key consumer trends that have evolved over the last 18 months, and how they present opportunities for dairy NPD pipelines and channel innovations.

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植物基食品,真的是健康帮手吗?

Simona Bernatonyte

Simona Bernatonyte

18 Mar 22

疫情期间,许多常规的习惯不得不改变,日常使用的产品也要重新考虑。由于免疫力、肥胖和其他潜在健康因素都可能与新冠感染有关,所以更多消费者期望通过饮食改善健康。同时,长达数月的在家隔离和休息使很多人重新思考卡路里摄入、消化问题和增肥对整体健康的影响。

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Five Key Trends Shaping Dairy Products and Alternatives

Monique Naval

Monique Naval

25 Feb 22

2021 saw more moderate growth in dairy products and alternatives, after the spike seen in 2020 on the back of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cooking ingredients, such as butter, cheese and cream, were the most dynamic categories, along with products with an immune-boosting positioning, such as yoghurt and sour milk. Products associated with health, such as dairy alternatives and allergy-friendly milk formula, continue to rise, as consumers maintain the health consciousness propelled by the pandemic.

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The Fight Against Food Waste

Somaia Basha

Somaia Basha

11 Feb 22

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.

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Trends to Watch in Plant-Based Milk

Maria Mascaraque

Maria Mascaraque

17 Dec 21

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.

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Plant-Based Alternatives: Health Boost vs Ultra-Processing

Simona Bernatonyte

Simona Bernatonyte

3 Dec 21

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.

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The Role of Health Claims for Infant Milk Formula in Asia

Daegal Leung

Daegal Leung

5 Nov 21

Consumers are increasingly sensitive to health claims, particularly when it comes to the diet and health of young children. By analysing pricing trends alongside the prevalence of key product attributes, businesses can identify where the biggest opportunities lie for innovation, product development and ultimately, growth.

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Impact of HFSS Legislation on Food and Drink in the United Kingdom

Natalia Theofilopoulou

Natalia Theofilopoulou

28 Oct 21

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.