Global packaged water consumption to overtake carbonates in 2015 Historically carbonated soft drinks have led global soft drinks consumption, but 2015 will see packaged water overtake carbonated drinks,...

Snack foods growth slows in Australia Health trends, volatile input prices and strong competition have slowed growth in Australia’s snack food sector, according to market research organisation IBISWorld....

Chocolate innovation takes off globally, despite sales growth slow-down The pace of growth in the global chocolate market slowed in 2014 as the industry faced challenges stemming from increased cocoa prices,...

Sugar-free confectionery category slow to realise stevia’s potential With ongoing concerns about health and the reduction of sugar in the diet, the sugar-free confectionery market should be booming,...

Nut milks on the up versus soy milk in Australia’s analog sector expansion Nut milks in Australia appear to be on the rise, with almond milk in particular experiencing very strong growth. Both traditional...

Younger Australians more likely to buy food ‘Made in China’ Australians aged under-35 years were dramatically more likely than their older counterparts to buy a food product if it was labelled ‘Made...

Opportunities for food manufacturers as stressed consumers look for ‘feel-good’ products An increasing number of UK consumers are suffering from stress, sleep deprivation and a lack of energy, and...

Stevia to take off globally through Coke Life expansion Stevia could be set to get a huge boost globally, as Coca-Cola’s stevia-sweetened beverage, Coke Life continues its expansion, with the product...

CCA review delivers list of new health focused products As it gets set to distribute the new stevia-sweetened soft drink Coca-Cola Life, the Australian food and beverage group Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has...

Water enhancers: the next big thing in Australian soft drinks? ‘Water enhancers’ could be the next big trend in soft drinks in Australia, according to the latest findings from market research organisation...