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Mintel Announces Top Global Packaging Trends for 2019 and Beyond

packaging, trends, mintel

Mintel, the world’s leading market intelligence agency, has announced four trends impacting the global packaging industry in 2019 and beyond. 1. Connected Packaging: Multiple technologies are enabling brands to connect physical packaging to the virtual world. 2. Closing the Loop: Brands have an opportunity to differentiate and ride …

777 Food and Drink Acquisitions in 2018

acquisitions, trends

2018 was another record year for food and drink industry transactions, with 777 registered in the mergers and acquisitions database, an average of 15 each week. The total is 48 more than in 2017 and 63% higher than five years ago.  The number has increased every year since a dip in 2013. GLOBAL FOOD AND DRINK ACQUISITIONS …

Editor’s pickFive Opportunities for Fresh Snacking: GNT

Snack, Natural Colours, Trends

Due to our increasingly hectic society, snacking is gaining in importance for today’s consumers. People have little or no time to cook or to prepare food. But even when snacking in-between meals or on the go, food has to be fresh, appealing and satisfying. EXBERRY®, the leading global brand of Colouring Foods, has identified the top five …

Energy Drinks Brands Look to Organic Ingredients and Innovative Flavours to Tide Over Difficult Times: GlobalData

Energy Drinks, Organic, Beverages, Innovation, Trends

Ever more under fire, energy drinks have been linked to a handful of medical conditions and health concerns. The resulting media scrutiny has slowed down the growth of the category. As a result, some of the brands are coming up with innovative launches featuring organic ingredients and innovative flavors to avoid consumer backlash and tide over …