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Spreading the Wealth: Mintel Analyzes the Growth of Nut-Based Spreads

With an influx of new products in recent years, including Nutella, the $3.9 billion nut-based and sweet spread category grew 34% from 2008-13, Mintel … Continue reading

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Shaping the Marketplace with Social Media, Mintel Names Top Trends

Mintel has offered up its latest social media trends update from social media analysts Gabi Lieberman and Lizz Martinez. They have singled out the top five trends in … Continue reading

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Consumers Drinking Less Domestic Beer—Mintel

As Americans stock their refrigerators in advance of the Super Bowl, it would appear that the contents in the cooler may not align with … Continue reading

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Majority of Consumers Still Eating Red Meat—Mintel

As January continues, many consumers continue to forge ahead with healthy eating habits as part of new year resolutions. Indeed, despite prevalent health trends … Continue reading

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Young Men Bring Strong Growth to the Skincare Category, Mintel Reports

Men might not like to admit that they have a skin care regime, but according to new research from Mintel, consumers can expect to see … Continue reading

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Consumers Worried About the Safety of Personal Information in Loyalty Programs

Enrollment in loyalty programs is on the rise across all retail categories, but soaring participation in retailer loyalty programs does not necessarily translate to … Continue reading

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More than a quarter of Americans eat gluten-free foods to help them lose weight, Mintel reports

With the recent FDA ruling on gluten-free labeling standards, the popularity of gluten-free foods shows no signs of slowing down, and according to recent research … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Launches Whole Paws Line of Pet Food

Whole Foods Marketis introducing Whole Paws, an exclusive line of premium value pet food, that features 24 products for dogs and cats. The line … Continue reading

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Nail Products Used by 92% of Teen and Tween girls—Mintel

Teen and tween girls are big business for beauty and personal care manufacturers, and according to recent Mintel research, nail products are a “must … Continue reading

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Food and Drink Launches Containing Vitamin K on the Rise

The global functional food market has been steadily increasing in recent years and manufacturers have become more and more innovative with the ingredients they … Continue reading

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Frozen in time

Consumers are improving their diets and frozen food manufacturers are taking notice.  Consumers’ desire to eat healthy has had a chilling effect on frozen … Continue reading

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Meat Alternative Sales are on the Rise, Mintel Reports

Only a few years ago, tofu, tempeh and seitan were barely known in the culinary world. Now, they are on grocery store shelves across … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Fourth of July with Some Sizzling Stats from Mintel

It’s safe to say that we are in the thick of barbecue season, and Americans love their grills. To commemorate the warm weather and … Continue reading

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23% of Americans Only Eat Hot Dogs in Grilling Season Reports Mintel

With the good weather and the first day of summer coming, it is safe to say that barbecue season is in full swing. And … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Coco: Launches of Coconut Water Quintuple Over the Past Five Years

While coconut water was once the preserve of exotic holidays, according to new research from Mintel, coconut water has been the surprise toast of the beverage … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Gaining Popularity

There’s no contest when it comes to the preference of chocolate…milk chocolate rules this confectionery battleground. However, dark chocolate just might be creeping up … Continue reading

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Report Shows American Consumers are Confused About How to Best Reduce Sodium Intake

While almost six in 10 Americans (58%) say they watch their sodium intake, new research from Mintel on consumer attitudes toward sodium reveals that … Continue reading

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Younger Americans and Households with Children Key for the Ethnic Food Market—Mintel

Young Americans and those with children like to spice things up in the kitchen, according to new research from Mintel on the ethnic foods … Continue reading

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Hispanic Men Present Opportunities for Marketers—Mintel

While the Hispanic population is growing at a fast pace in the US – and with them their purchasing power – it seems in … Continue reading

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Passport to profit

A well-merchandised imported beer case can add traffic, sales and panache to the beer aisle. Continue reading

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Healthy beginnings

Better-for-you breakfast options are jump-starting consumers’ mornings and adding dollars to retailers’ cash registers. Continue reading

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The Rise of Craft Beer in the U.S.

While the economic downturn has affected consumer spending across many sectors, craft and craft-style beers are defying recessionary trends with an impressive upward trajectory. … Continue reading

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Here comes the future – are you ready?

It’s no secret that for years the biggest trends impacting the grocery channel have typically originated in food service. If you were wondering what’s … Continue reading

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Research shows US consumers have an appetite for high protein food

According to the latest research from Mintel, introductions of foods and drinks making a high protein claim are almost three times higher in the … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sales Heat Up

It’s been a hot summer, and what’s better to cool people off, but ice cream…and it appears that the market for ice cream in … Continue reading

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