This likely shows the lingering effects of the low-carb craze, further supported by Mintel's Global New Products Database (GNPD
) figures showing a 60 percent decline in low-/no-/reduced-sugar bakery product introductions from 2004 to 2005.
According to GNPD
, the largest increase in new product releases has been in the categories of beverages, bakery items, confections, snacks, desserts, ice creams, and meals and meal centers.
"Companies are always looking for new and innovative ways to capture the consumer market," said Lynn Dornblaser, GNPD
's director of consulting services.
Although America has long had a love affair with salty foods, recent data from Chicago-based Mintel revealed that consumers are starting to pay more attention to their intake, with more than half (52 percent) watching the amount of sodium in their diets.Meanwhile, food product introductions containing a low-, no- or reduced-sodium claim grew by almost 115 percent from 2005 to 2008, the company"s Global New Products Database (GNPD
This means that more than 50% of those satiety enhancing food products were formulated with fibres and/or proteins (source: Mintel GNPD
There is not significant traction in the industry to move to preservative-free products in a big way in personal care applications; the cost of recalls and potential damage to the brand is significant, and data on new product launches from Mintel GNPD
supports this," added Vaughn Biege of Emerald.
since 2005, according to recent research from Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD
For example, Mintel's GNPD
says Montreal-based Metro Inc.
The Chicago-based retail consultancy Mintel GNPD
finds that manufacturers of private label food products are staying up on current food trends, including the use of premium and healthy ingredients as well as convenient packaging.New private label products are being introduced into the U.S.
The Zone will not only display the exhibitors' new products, it will also invite visitors to discover, with Mintel GNPD
Cosmetic Research, the most innovative finished products specifically selected to illustrate four key global trends (Naturals/Ethical, Antiageing, Niche Markets and Beauty Foods).
And, for merchandise of the household variety, Mintel's Global New Products Database (GNPD
) revealed that in 2015, among new household product launches, 24% used packaging as a primary driver of the launch.
food and drink manufacturers in 2009, according to a recent review of Mintel's Global New Product Database (GNPD