December 10th, 2016
Instant coffee is a growing segment of the global market, benefiting from the rapid growth of specialist coffee shops and the expansion of “coffee culture” in traditionally tea-drinking markets. Analysts Matt Barry and Virginia Lee talk about where instant coffee is consumed, the top five growth markets for instant coffee, and new product innovations that […]
November 18th, 2016
The PLMA (Private Label Manufacturers Association) hosted its Private Label Trade Show from 13-15 November this year in Rosemont, Illinois. Over 1,300 exhibitors from 40 countries representing the global alcoholic drinks, beauty and personal care, consumer health, home care, hot drinks, packaged food, pet care, soft drinks, and tissue and hygiene industries were present to […]
October 19th, 2016
Yerba mate is one of the most popular non-coffee or tea hot drinks in the world. Although only prevalent in a handful of places, where consumption does occur it tends to be heavy. It plays an important social and cultural role in countries like Argentina and Uruguay, where it is not only the biggest non-coffee […]
November 8th, 2016
Tuesday, November 8th at 9 a.m. CST / 3 p.m. GMT Instant coffee is a growing segment of the global market, serving as a gateway into countries that typically enjoy tea and paving the road for other coffee products. What are the future prospects for instant coffee? Register now to: Break down sales by country […]
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.
September 7th, 2016
The expansion of specialist coffee shops such as Starbucks and Costa Coffee across Asia, as well as the development of brewed coffee programmes in convenient stores in Japan and South Korea has familiarised Asian consumers with better quality coffee and is putting pressure on RTD coffee makers to offer a higher quality RTD coffee.
August 31st, 2016
Years after rising to prominence, the global obsession with matcha – or powdered green tea – shows no sign of abating. Trendy matcha cafés continue cropping up across North America, Western Europe and Asia, inspiring a wave of new culinary creations.
August 28th, 2016
Medicinal mushrooms have profound health-promoting benefits. They have been traditionally used in ancient therapies, but recent studies have also proved their favourable effects. Some species, such as lion’s mane, chaga, reishi and cordyceps, have been related to different properties, targeting immune support and brain health, being positioned as energy boosters or helping to promote a […]
August 20th, 2016
While instant coffee is a growth market worldwide, much of that growth is coming from developing markets, especially in Asia, where non-coffee drinkers are entering the category for the first time by way of instant.
July 24th, 2016
Consumer interest in ethically-sourced hot drinks continues to increase, largely focused on fair-trade certified coffee and tea products.