China
News

China’s Favorite Snack: Ice Cream

August 24, 2017

New Mintel research reveals that half (49%) of urban Chinese consumers say they eat ice cream at home as a snack, compared to four in 10 (39%) who said the same in 2015. Meanwhile, 39% […]

Plants
Trends

Plants Make a Power Play in Frozen Meals

June 22, 2017

Consumers appear to be internalizing government, medical, fitness expert and media advice to increase consumption of fruit and vegetables. As Mintel’s 2017 food and drink trend ‘Power to the Plants’ notes, aspirations for healthier and […]

Private Label
Trends

Private Label: Own Brands Go Premium

May 10, 2017

Fruit and vegetables have proved fertile ground for new product development in private label frozen food over the past three years, while drives towards premiumization and greater product diversity indicate a sector in pursuit of […]

German
Trends

German Desserts Market May Be under Pressure

March 16, 2017

Consumers in Germany increasingly aim to follow healthy lifestyles. Latest research from Mintel reveals that almost half (48%) of German consumers say they are actively reducing their consumption of or avoiding sugary foods and 44% […]

marketing
Trends

Marketing & Branding: Ice Cream Leads the Way

February 20, 2017

Innovative marketing activity is especially apparent within the ice cream category, reports Jonathan Thomas. Marketing remains as important as ever in the frozen foods industry. With competition from other sectors of the food industry – […]

Health and Well-being in Frozen Food
Trends

BFFF Exclusive: Health and Well-being

October 13, 2016

With levels of awareness around health and well-being growing when it comes to food, frozen food is in an ideal position to help tackle these concerns. Brian Young, chief executive of British Frozen Food Federation […]

British Frozen Food Association
Trends

BFFF Exclusive: A Matter of Perception

August 4, 2016

Perceptions of frozen food as a whole have improved immensely in recent years across the foodservice and retail sectors, according to Brian Young, chief executive of British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) Research has helped to […]

Sales of Grilled and Party Foods Are Growing
Trends

Grilled & Party Products Record Strong Growth

June 30, 2016

The barbecue products category and more generally the festive products category are on a roll! These product segments have recorded a strong momentum this year, with more and more specific and clear benefits to the […]

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