Emerging Food Markets

Kroger’s Simple Truth® Brand Expands in Response to Consumer Demand

Kroger’s Simple Truth® Brand Expands in Response to Consumer Demand

New products will be introduced in the Simple Truth line in 2018 that meet consumer trends. These products fall into the beverage, snacking and non-animal category, and include Simple Truth Organic® sports drinks, Simple Truth Organic sparkling coconut waters, Simple...

Emerging Consumer Food Trends

Emerging Consumer Food Trends

The Clean Label movement is not new in that for decades consumers have taken a growing interest in what should and shouldn’t be in their food. However, consumers themselves have changed as they have become more informed on health, environmental and social issues....

Driving Value via Clean Labeling Presentation

Driving Value via Clean Labeling Presentation

Driving value in developed markets is becoming increasingly difficult, and innovating to accommodate evolving consumer preferences has become of paramount importance for food industry players. Many strands have grown from the ever-expanding consumer wish-list,...

Organic and Non-GMO Markets Presentation

Organic and Non-GMO Markets Presentation

Interest in non-GMO and organic foods by consumers and marketers grows steadily. The OTA reports US sales of organic products reached $39.1B in 2014, a growth of 11.3% from 2013. As demand for these products increases, so does the strain on the supply chain. For...

Clean Labels: Implications, Strategies and Insights

Clean Labels: Implications, Strategies and Insights

April 1, 2014, Global Food Forums -- The following is an excerpt from the Ingredion-sponsored "2013 Clean Label Conference." Click here for a copy of the report. Clean labels may be “tipping to the mainstream;” so predicted Leslie Skarra, CEO, at Merlin Development,...

Clean Labels, Global Consumer and Food Manufacturers

Clean Labels, Global Consumer and Food Manufacturers

Processed and formulated food products that seem unprocessed and unformulated are of interest to both consumers and manufacturers around the globe. Many discussions of the clean label trend (where only a few consumer-friendly ingredients are used to formulate a...

China’s Grocery Market Overtakes USA’s

China’s Grocery Market Overtakes USA’s

According to IGD, a UK-based food and grocery research group, at the end of 2011, the Chinese grocery market was worth £ 607 billion (about US$ 940 billion), now larger than the US Market at £ 572 billion (about US$ 886 billion). Between 2011 and 2015, the US grocery...