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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 […]

Gluten-Free Fast Becoming New Industry Standard in Baked Goods, with High Fibre One to Watch

by November 16th, 2016

The main pressures facing bakery over the last year are not dissimilar from those facing the wider food industry. The rising popularity of low-carb diets such as Atkin’s and Paleo in advanced countries and the reduction in waste and lifting of subsidies in emerging markets have taken their toll on the global baked goods market. […]

Using Superfood Vegetables Is One Way to Strengthen Juice’s Health Profile

by November 1st, 2016

Though juice, especially 100% juice, has traditionally been viewed as a healthy beverage, this perception is shifting, in part due to media reports that many juices and smoothies contain more sugar than carbonated soft drinks. The “war on sugar” and negative publicity surrounding high levels of naturally occurring sugar in juices led to a decline in […]

Monthly Health Series: Smart Accessories and Wearables in Athleisure and Health Consciousnesses

by , and October 25th, 2016

Since the launch of the Apple Watch, smart accessories have permeated many different industries. However if each individual market is examined, the popularity of smart wearables is varied depending on the consumer perception. For instance, in South Korea, they are considered tech-savvy and as a result the male population is more receptive to wearables. However […]

Introduction to Euromonitor Quarterly Global FMCG Industry Forecasts

by and October 19th, 2016

In Q3 2016, the global economic outlook declined as mounting uncertainty in Europe, the UK and the US outweighed any boost from the BRICs. This quarter, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) forecast growth revisions from Euromonitor International’s Industry Forecast Model generally point to marginal retail sales downgrades through 2020.