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Exploring trends at the Sustainable Foods Summit

The Asia-Pacific edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit took place in Singapore last month. The European edition took place in Amsterdam in June. Ecovia Intelligence organised the summit to explore new horizons for eco-labels and sustainability in the food industry. Ecovia Intelligence describes itself as a specialist research, consulting and …

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Healthy insights at the 2018 Naturally Good Expo

The 2018 Naturally Good Expo was held at the International Convention Centre Sydney on April 29-30. It offered retailers and manufacturers alike an opportunity to understand what is available in terms of the latest in natural and organic products across a variety of categories. This year’s event saw over 350 …

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‘Alcohol Currency Report’: wine most popular, but beer drunk most

The Roy Morgan ‘Alcohol Currency Report’ reveals 69.3 per cent of Australians aged 18-years-plus drink alcohol in an average four weeks. Of all Australians 18 years and older, 44.5 per cent consume wine, 39.1 per cent imbibe beer, 27.5 per cent consume spirits, and 13.6 per cent drink cider. Looking …

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The biggest health show in the country – naturally

Naturally Good, claimed to be the largest expo for healthy retailers, brands and practitioners in the southern hemisphere, is returning to Sydney at the end of this month and is slated to be the biggest event to date. Recognised as Asia Pacific’s go-to event for sourcing the latest healthy, natural …

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Top 10 global consumer trends for 2018 revealed

People’s growing curiosity about their genetic make-up and a rising interest in personalised health and beauty are fuelling a global market expected to soar by 2022, according to Euromonitor International. The market-research company’s latest report on global consumer trends says a new wave of companies aims to give consumers genetic …

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Ageing population offers huge opportunities for FMCG marketers

The number of people aged 60 will increase by 56 per cent globally, from 900 million in 2015 to more than 1.4 billion, by 2030, according to GlobalData, which says FMCG brands will have to adapt to cater for this age group. In its latest report, TrendSights Analysis: Aging Populations, …

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Consumers born overseas driving retail growth

Grocery spend for overseas-born Australians will grow to 28 per cent of total spend in the next five years, with Asian-born shoppers to contribute 57 per cent of this growth, according to Nielsen’s Ethnic-Australian Consumer Report. The report indicates that overseas-born Australians will spend a total of $18.7 billion on …

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Euromonitor forecasts rise in healthy snacks

The snacking market is being revolutionised by a consumer backlash against sugar, salt and artificial ingredients, according to market-research company Euromonitor International. Euromonitor data suggests healthy-snacks sales will rise by three per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over 2016-2021 compared with conventional snacks, whose sales will increase by just …

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