A key objective of the EU since the beginning being the provision of sustainable food supplies. As the UK begins Brexit procedures, the grocery industry will be at the forefront of change.
Wabel partner IRI's new "Private Label in Western Economies" study reports that the European private label value market share has fallen by 0.6 points to 38.3%
The BFFF's recently issued Frozen Food Report II reports that despite challenging times for most of the food industry, the UK’s frozen food industry has proven to be a real success and is set to grow even more over the next few years. Economical circumstances and changing consumer awareness regarding the importance of good nutrition has led consumers to re-evaluate their consumption patterns.
This month’s selection of new products brought to you from Mintel reflects a wide range of innovations in private label, from convenience to premium to responsibly sourced.
Innovations in private label are taking on board ethnic tastes, such as Latin American and North African flavours, highlighted Manon Dupres from Mintel at Wabel’s recent Grocery Summit during her conference on the latest trends. And clearly illustrating this trend, as well as others, is the following selection of new private label seasonings put together by Mintel for Wabel.
With 800 registered retailers IFS claims to be one of the largest and most widely-used food safety standards in the world. Emerging from the drive in European retail to have a uniform quality assurance and food safety standard, today IFS standards help companies to comply with all legal food and non-food safety and quality requirements.
Retailers need to improve their offer to the 65+s to entice them to buy more frequently, particularly since these consumers want to look and feel younger for longer, warns Verdict.
UK retailer Body shop has brought ‘unusual and original notes of animal and spicy flavours’ , say Mintel, for a new fragrance for women.