December 29th, 2016
Sustainability is a narrative that transcends specific markets, regions and industries. It is a truly global movement that is driven by the ever increasing importance of corporate social responsibility, demand for transparent business structures, and the deeply concerning questions around food and water security and carbon footprint, resulting in unprecedented emphasis being placed on companies […]
December 4th, 2016
When the Christmas lights in London’s Oxford Street are switched on, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, as the Great Johnny Mathis once sang. Over the next month, people who celebrate Christmas for religious reason, family gatherings – or perhaps they simply want to enjoy the festive atmosphere – will be looking for […]
November 17th, 2016
Euromonitor International analyst Hope Lee was present at the recent Food is Great business summit jointly organised by the Institute of Directors and the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, held in London. Professor Ian Noble, Senior Research and Development Director at Mondelez, summarised the global food trend in Food System 4.0, comprising four […]
August 17th, 2016
For the past few months, Brazil has been in the spotlight in terms of unfavourable news, such as political uncertainty and the Zika virus. The announcement by Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola FEMSA of their joint acquisition of Unilever’s AdeS, the soy-based fruit beverages business in Latin America, might lift the spirits somewhat in the beverage industry.
August 9th, 2016
There is an increase in consumption of plant-based food and beverages among consumers as they are often perceived as more natural, sustainable and healthy. Some consumers, suspicious of antibiotics and hormones, are either reducing or stopping meat consumption altogether. Health, wellness, taste, nutrition, ethical sourcing and sustainability will be the main focus of food and […]
July 14th, 2016
Globally, Danone is essentially known for its number one position in the dairy market and being the brand owner of the natural mineral water signature brand Evian.
July 8th, 2016
Euromonitor International is watching the unfolding repercussions of the already infamous Brexit referendum closely, evaluating its likely impact on the organic industry and trade relations.
July 7th, 2016
Food and beverages labelling is important; this is true not only for transparency and traceability but also for value and religious importance. Coca-Cola Malaysia recently refuted allegations that its imported Coca-Cola UEFA Euro 2016 limited edition aluminium bottles, sold in selected outlets in the country, contain alcohol. The company issued a statement that although the […]
June 13th, 2016
Corporate social responsibility is much more than a vanity project or cosmetic makeover. Major FMCG companies have numerous in-house initiatives to conduct responsible business and to adopt sustainable development, and in the future, more companies will have to adopt this trend to stay relevant. Download as an MP3
May 30th, 2016
“Sustainability” has gone beyond a fashionable topic at TED Talks. Issues and corporate initiatives surrounding sustainability, corporate social responsibility (CRS) and/or ethical labels appeared to be nothing more than a PR exercise 10 years ago.