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Free-From And Organic Becomes The Fastest Growing Health And Wellness Categories In 2016

by February 13th, 2017

Global market research company Euromonitor International released today new health and wellness industry data. According to the new research, foods and beverages offering health benefits, such as free-from, and organic properties, drove value sales in 2016 with organic increasing by 6.8 percent to reach US$36 billion and free-from increasing by 7 percent to reach US$32 […]

Fashion Friday: Are Probiotics Promising Cosmetic Ingredients or Marketing Tools?

by and January 27th, 2017

More consumers are basing purchasing decisions on wellness priorities, giving greater attention to the functional aspect of a product formulation. Probiotic-based beauty leverages this trend, exhibited in a recent wave of innovative start-ups focused on probiotics. This development, however, comes with challenges attributed to technical barriers in making probiotic-based beauty viable, and rivals claiming to […]

Rising Obesity Rates in the Gulf States Create an Opportunity for Health-Positioned Beverages

by January 22nd, 2017

Obesity is a growing concern in many nations in the Middle East, especially in the area surrounding the Persian Gulf. In the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nearly a third of adults are now obese and diabetes and other weight-related diseases are becoming serious public health issues. While there are a number of […]

Monthly Health Series: Health Trends in Sports Nutrition

by December 22nd, 2016

Consumers in Western Europe continue to be highly health- and appearance-conscious. Reflecting this was a health and fitness presence across many consumer goods markets, such as packaged food, consumer electronics and fashion (with the rise of athleisure in clothing and footwear). The use of specialised sports nutrition products as a means to achieve optimum health […]

Christmas Shopping Trends 2016

by December 13th, 2016

Holiday shopping is in full swing. High traffic provides prime opportunities to capture consumer attention and garner brand loyalty; however, as purchase behaviours shift, new consumerism alters priorities and value conscious consumption dictates decisions. Euromonitor International analysts look at the Christmas trends across different industries and countries. SHOPPING TRENDS ACROSS INDUSTRIES – Quest for innovation […]

“Big Soda” Goes Natural and Niche with Latest Acquisitions

by and December 8th, 2016

In a bid to reduce their dependence on the struggling carbonates segment, the three biggest players in US carbonates have recently made a number of acquisitions to expand into more premium soft drinks segments. On November 22, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group announced it was purchasing Bai Brands for US$1.7 billion. On the same day, PepsiCo […]

Euromonitor to Speak at Innovation and Opportunity in Sports Nutrition 2016

by November 24th, 2016

Event Name: Innovation and Opportunity in Sports Nutrition Event Date: Monday 28th November 2016 Event Location: Messe Frankfurt – Germany Speaker: Karla Rendle, research analyst Description: Euromonitor International is pleased to be speaking at the Innovation and Opportunity in Sports Nutrition. Organised by NutraIngredients, ‘Innovation and Opportunity in Sports Nutrition’ is a conference that engages multiple fields from the cutting […]