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Innova Market Insights (Australasia) Pty Ltd

Innova database is an amazing source of information on food, beverage and nutrition products. Its representatives in some 70 countries monitor the emergence of new products and create searchable records with pictures and detailed information. Innova provides category reviews, trend analysis and alerts. It covers food ingredients, background science, new technologies and innovative packaging.

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Indulgent flavours bring a new twist at breakfast time

The indulgent flavours of biscuits and cakes are becoming a staple at breakfast time, according to new research.

New ice cream trends emerge but flavour still king

These include non-dairy formulations, low sugar recipes, cleaner labels and ethical ingredients.

Health trend influences confectionery market

Innova Market Insights has found the trend towards healthier choices in food and beverages has changed the development of new confectionery products.

Plant-based confectionery predicted to grow this year

The plant-based food market is expected to grow beyond the core dairy and meat categories and make significant headway in the confectionery space.

Top sweet and snacks trends in 2021

Food trend specialist Innova Market Insights has unveiled the key trends that will affect sweet and snacks categories this year.

Personalised nutrition: top F&B trend for 2021

Tailored to Fit is one of Innova Market Insights' Top Trends for 2021, bringing personalised nutrition further into the spotlight.

Top food trends to accelerate innovation in 2021

The report equips manufacturers, retailers and brands with the latest insights to drive innovation and answer current consumer demands.

Clean and clear labelling now the norm

Clean labels are dominating the food and beverage industries, as they cater to increasing consumer demand for healthier alternatives.

Top flavour trends for 2019 revealed

Innova Market Insights reveals consumer trends for alternative and unusual flavour hybrids, with an emphasis on diverse flavours inspired by foreign cuisine.

Kefir a rising star of fermented drinks

Kefir launches grew more than threefold between 2011 and 2016, according to data from Innova Market Insights.

Top trends for 2017

Innova Market Insights has revealed its predictions for the top trends likely to impact the food industry in 2017.

The growing market for meat substitutes

A 60% rise in global food and beverage launches using a vegetarian claim between 2011 and 2015 highlights the market opportunities available in the meat substitute market, according to Innova Market Insights.

Natural sweeteners loosen sugar's hold in soft drinks

The announcement of the UK's 'sugar tax' has further sparked interest in reduced-sugar and diet drinks, a segment already on the rise thanks to increased focus on obesity and sugar intake. But is this translating into actual product launches?

Almond milk leads new wave of dairy alternatives

Development in the dairy-alternative drinks segment has been driven by increasing penetration outside the traditional Asian market and the rise in plant-based milks such as almond, rice, coconut and oat.

Dairy sector capitalises on protein's popularity boom

The food and beverage industry is capitalising on the soaring consumer interest in protein content, with the trend particularly evident in the dairy segment.

Digestive health claims grow despite tightening legislation

Tightening legislation around nutritional claims has set back product activity in the digestive health segment, but despite these difficulties, digestive health claims continue to grow. In 2014, more than 3.2% of products launched carried digestive health claims, up from 2.7% in 2009.

Breakfast cereals aim for healthy image

Despite the existence of certain products swimming in sugar and artificial flavours, breakfast cereals have managed to maintain a fairly healthy image - and this looks set to continue. Three quarters of all breakfast cereals launched in 2014 included a health positioning of some kind.

Single-serve ice-cream sales hot up

Consumer tendency to eat on the go, plus a growing demand for individual treats, has seen a global increase in handheld ice-cream sales. Single-serve product launches have increased significantly, with a 22% rise recorded over the five years to October 2014.

Nut snacks boom in Europe - but less so in US and UK

Nuts and seeds accounted for more than 37% of snack food launches in 2013, with savoury or salty snacks taking the remainder, new data from Innova Market Insights shows. However, the popularity of nuts varies markedly from country to country.

Interest in dairy with omega-3 claims remains despite market share falling

New product launches of dairy products featuring omega-3 claims have risen in the last five years; however, the share of total dairy launches with omega-3 claims has fallen from 2.4% in 2008 to 1.5% in 2013, new research from Innova Market Insights shows.

Ancient grains a hit in modern world

Launches of quinoa-containing products rose nearly 50% in the 12 months to September 2013, Innova Market Insights has reported, and have risen more than fivefold over a five-year period.

Even confectionery getting the clean-label treatment

Despite health not usually being a key driver in confectionery purchase and consumption, increasing consumer interest in naturalness is having an effect on the confectionery sector, says Innova Market Insights.

Lactose-free dairy products: not an oxymoron, but a growth area

Innova Market Insights has reported that global launch numbers for lactose-free dairy products more than tripled in the five years leading to 2012.

Protein alternative sector growing, says Innova

Rising demand for protein has prompted a flurry of activity in the protein alternative sector, according to Innova Market Insights.



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