Fewer new products are showing up on supermarket shelves this year as companies temper innovation in an uncertain environment. New data from the Mintel’s Global New Products Database (GNPD) shows...

Around the world, people have been shaken into uncertainty by the economic crisis, but there have been reasons for optimism and hope in recent weeks. Looking ahead to 2009, market and consumer intelligence...

In spite of, or perhaps because of, tough economic times, many Americans are clinging to their smallest, most indulgent pleasures, with chocolate, alcohol and cigarette sales remaining solid. New research...

Anyone who owns or has recently visited a convenience store or supermarket is aware that energy drinks are hot. Leading market research firm Mintel reports that the retail market for energy drinks is now...

Mintel, a leading supplier of market intelligence, has come a step closer to discovering the next big things in food and drink by combining research from their Global New Products Database (GNPD) and information...

Ice cream remains a favourite cool treat amongst consumers despite increased competition from products like frozen yoghurt. According to new consumer research from Mintel, nine in ten Americans (89%) enjoyed...

Once the poor relation, left on the sweet shop shelf, dark chocolate is steadily gaining notoriety as Britain buys into a new, healthier image. The latest research from MINTEL shows that sales in Britain...

Americans increasingly express environmental concerns, so manufacturers are taking steps to convey the eco-friendliness of their products. According to Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD), the number...

Mintel Menu Insights, a US restaurant-tracking service, has identified eight exciting trends sure to transform the American menu in 2008. Shaking and stirring everything from fine dining to fast food,...