Seven top trends for the food industry in 2013: LFR

By Lorraine Mullaney

- Last updated on GMT

Manufacturers can cash in on the health and wellness trend
Manufacturers can cash in on the health and wellness trend
Sustainability will continue to rise up the corporate agenda, emerging markets will become increasingly important and commodity prices will continue to rise in 2013, according to predictions from Leatherhead Food Research (LFR).

Survey

Which predicted food trend offers your business the most opportunity for 2013?

  • 'Natural' ingredients

    37%
  • Functional food

    12%
  • 'Free from'

    10%
  • Reduced salt, fat and sugar

    18%
  • Food for seniors

    6%
  • Ethical food

    8%
  • Star ingredients

    6%
  • Don't know

    3%

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1 comment

Alarming logistics costs

Posted by Sathyamurthy,

Food is essential for every one and variety is needed. Food costs need to be kept low and there should be no comrpomise on quality. The solution is to use the right packaging and bulk shipments, although this issue is more for perishables. Technology needs to be shared with developing countries.

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