What trends are likely to emerge in 2018?

Food and drink predictions for 2018

By Michelle Perrett

Five key trends that are likely to impact the global food and drink market over the coming year have been announced by market intelligence agency Mintel.

Seven top trends will shape consumer spending next year, predicts Mintel

2017 trend predictions

Top seven Euro trends for 2017 includes sugar tax

By Michael Stones

The impact of sugar taxes leads Mintel’s list of top seven trends likely to shape European consumers spending in 2017, predicts the market reserach firm.

FiE attendees have been tweeting about the latest trends and innovations

FiE reports

Top trends tweeted from FiE

By Laurence Gibbons

More than 1,400 international food and drink exhibitors descended on Paris for the Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) show this week, with many tweeting the latest trends and innovations.

Top 12 trends will influence next year's food and drink industry: Mintel

Top 12 food and drink trends for 2016: Mintel

By Michael Stones

Alternatives everywhere is the first of 12 top trends that will dominate the food and drink industry next year, predicts market research specialist Mintel.

Protein intake is on the rise across Europe

Consumers view protein as ‘most trusted’ nutrient

By Nicholas Robinson

Protein has emerged as the most trustworthy nutrient for consumers globally, in response to a barrage of conflicting dietary advice, including that surrounding fats and carbohydrates.

Indulgent spreads have influenced several non-spread brands

Nutella influence spreads

New product development opportunities lie in the nut-based and sweet spread category, particularly with regard to ingredient flavour and multi-use innovation, according to new research from Mintel.

Free-from popularity continues

No sign of gluten-free growth stalling

By Nicholas Robinson

Many more gluten-free foods are set to hit retail shelves this year, with one company alone planning to launch 15 new products.


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