April 19th, 2017
In 2016, clean label’s influence over the food and beverage industry continued to grow, epitomised by Mars finally embracing the trend early on in the year. Elsewhere health continued to influence consumption choices and the announcement of a forthcoming sugar tax on beverages in the UK has forced the industry to evaluate sweetening methods. These […]
March 20th, 2017
Global market research company Euromonitor International presented today new research at the Consumer Analyst Group Europe (CAGE) Conference. According to the presentation: “Chocolate Strategy – Repositioning Indulgence To Remain Relevant In The Healthy Snacking Era”, the snacking market is being revolutionised by a consumer backlash against sugar, salt and artificial ingredients, as well as changing […]
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 […]
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 […]
August 21st, 2016
With a strong growth in disposable income forecasted for the coming five years, the Baltic countries hold a great potential for manufacturers of indulgent foods. However, competition has stiffened following a number of new innovative launches from chocolate manufacturers. Competitors will have to react or they are likely to see the growth opportunities on the […]
June 26th, 2016
Event Name: London Chocolate Forum Event Date: Friday 7th October, 2016 Event Location: London, United Kingdom Description: Euromonitor International is pleased to be speaking at the London Chocolate Forum, October 7th 2016. London Chocolate Forum 2016, the world’s biggest international chocolate industry conference and networking event. LCF is designed for senior management from within the international chocolate trade and industry to network, […]
May 27th, 2016
Euromonitor Food Analyst Jack Skelly presented this deck at the World Cocoa Conference in the Domincan Republic on May 25, 2016.
March 10th, 2016
After below expected growth during last month’s Full Year Results, Nestlé has announced a clean-up for its confectionery business. Premium brands are in, and mass are out.
January 21st, 2016
For confectionery manufacturers, Lindt is currently something of a shining city on a hill. It continues to make what the majority of its competitors have found very difficult to achieve, ie high growth in the US and Western Europe, the world’s most lucrative chocolate markets, look easy.
November 5th, 2015
Euromonitor International is pleased to present an interview with Dr Petyaev, the inventor of Esthechoc, and Mr William George, the Chief Operating Officer at Cambridge Chocolate Technologies Ltd, a UK-based company specialising in the development of hi-tech functional chocolate. The product, Esthechoc, takes the form of an indulgent functional food aimed at protecting the skin […]