Gluten Free Market Growth In Double Digits!

The report “Gluten-Free Products Market By Type (Bakery & Confectionery, Snacks, Breakfast Cereals, Baking Mixes & Flour, Meat & Poultry Products), Sales Channel (Natural & Conventional) & Geography -Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018” defines and segments the global gluten free market growth with analysis and forecasting of the global revenue and volume for gluten-free products. … [Read more…]

5 Tips for Marketing Functional Food and Beverages

Marketing is valuable to any businesses that hopes to be competitive in the healthy food market but marketing functional food and beverages can be a challenge. Companies looking to capitalize on the $43 billion global functional food and beverage sector should not let marketing trump research, cautioned attorney Alan Feldstein of the law firm Collins, … [Read more…]

Gluten Free Products Booming in Europe

gluten free products

Gluten Free Products Booming in Europe Gluten free products have increasingly become the more preferred option amongst consumers in Europe and consequently, the market is booming. RELATED: 4 HEALTH BENEFITS OF GLUTEN FREE BREAD The food intolerance industry grew by 11% in value terms in Western Europe. As consumers are increasingly diagnosed with lactose- and … [Read more…]

Organic Grocery Shopping online, the Future?

organic grocery shopping online

Efficient, less expensive and convenient—when it comes to shopping online, both consumers and online natural businesses have the same set of values. With these factors in play, it’s worth asking, is the future of organic grocery shopping,online? According to an ongoing shopper behavior study published in The Checkout, 21 percent of shoppers say they shopped … [Read more…]

3 Functional Beverage Trends in the US and EU

Functional Beverage Trends

The future is bright for functional beverages and we see that in functional beverage trends that have emerged in 2016–ingredient innovation and technology, along with expanding consumer interest (and acceptance) of healthy ingredients, will open doors for functional beverages in 2016. 3 Functional Beverage Trends Favoring Unfavorable Formats – Traditionally, shakes and smoothies have been … [Read more…]

Is Super Premium Tea a new Trend?

super premium tea

With consumers continuously looking for more healthy alternatives to sugary beverages, is super premium tea becoming a growing trend? Consumers should expect to see continued changes in the beverage industry in 2016, with better-for-you brands from large and small companies that communicate a story about purpose, ingredients and function. Sugary sodas and fruit juice beverages … [Read more…]

Healthy Foods Global Performance in 2015

Healthy Food Performance in 2015

With the continued growth of healthy food trends in the global market, we take a look at healthy foods Global performance in 2015. Is organic still selling? Does the “natural” trend mean that fortified/functional food is now totally passé? Which gluten-free categories are enjoying the most buoyant growth? Why are consumers turning their noses up … [Read more…]

Opportunities for US Healthy Foods in UK Market

US healthy foods in UK market

Anne Dettmer, FoodExport In-Market Representative for the United Kingdom, discusses the market and opportunities for US healthy foods in UK market. Get informed on the trends, challenges and opportunities in this market. This quick video talks about the current opportunities for US healthy foods in UK market, including trends in the UK such as organic beverages, … [Read more…]

Organic confectionery launch doubles in the EU

Organic Confectionery

Organic Confectionery is following in the organic foods trend, spiking in popularity amongst consumers in Europe. With 66% of European respondents claiming to be influenced by organic labels, product launches with organic certification have seen a growth of +264% from 2010 until 2015 with a current 6% share of global confectionery launches, according toInnova Market … [Read more…]

5 distributor promotion programs to know

There are many different names for distributors’ promotional programs, but the concepts are all similar. Natural products consultant Bob Burke identifies the six basic programs for natural and specialty distributors and explains how they work. Assess your finances and sales to determine which program best suits your needs. – Bob Burke Natural and specialty distributors have … [Read more…]

4 Steps to find Wholesale Suppliers

  Looking to form relationships with wholesale suppliers? Searching for suppliers with the best offers for small businesses? Here are some steps for finding wholesale suppliers perfect for small business and best practices for entering into agreements with them.  Step 1: Understanding the wholesale business   The size of the wholesale industry makes it harder for … [Read more…]

4 Tips to Increase Grocery Store Income

As a small business owner, we must consider the unexpected ways to increase value. On a day to day basis, we concentrate on increasing Sales to reach the next level. Increasing sales beyond a certain level becomes expensive if your business doesn’t scale well, or becomes inefficient as the business grows. Here are 4 important tips that … [Read more…]

9 ways to Advertise to Supermarket Shoppers

Targeting your advertising to Supermarket Shoppers directly If you’re reading this blog, you already know that one of the most effective ways to market your product is by targetingadvertising to supermarket shoppers directly.  Reaching supermarket shoppers, however, does take a little bit of experience and know-how to help you get the most bang for your … [Read more…]

5 Disruptive Retail Trends to Watch in 2016

To adapt to constantly evolving consumer demand in 2016, the retail and consumer goods sectors will continue to face disruption from consumer and competitive trends. The most successful companies within these sectors will invest in enhancing customer experience and adding unique value in pursuit of happy, loyal customers and enduring brand trust. Based on my … [Read more…]