China continues to be the driving force in Tissue and Hygiene products in the Asia-Pacific region, with double digit growth in both categories in 2010.
Contrary to other categories, the spirits market in the US did well in the recession thanks to premium spirits categories such as tequila and Irish whisky.
Flexible plastic packaging is the next step in pet food innovation, with packages that features easy pour spouts, handles, and resealable zippers.
Government mandates such as the plain pack movement in Australia may do more harm than good in the fight against illicitly traded cigarettes.
New flavours such as cake, gummy, and chocolate whipped cream are some of the latest innovations in vodka in the US.
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