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18 May 2020
Lindsay Boswell, CEO of food redistribution charity FareShare, has become the latest leading industry figure to join IGD’s Board of Trustees. Lindsay Boswell, CEO, FareShare IGD’s Trustees are some of the most experienced people in the food and consumer goods industry, bringing together a blend of skills to help ensure the charity meets its targets and objectives. Lindsay, who has b...
14 April 2020
Shopper trust in the food and consumer goods industry is the highest it’s been in a year, while financial confidence has taken a dive, according to a new and unique monthly shopper sentiment measure from IGD. The IGD Shopper Confidence Index blends four key measures that relate directly to the food and consumer goods sector to calculate an overall indication of shopper confidence: Ho...
02 April 2020
Media Release Thursday, 2 April 2020 - IGD has been working with the food and consumer goods industry, food surplus charity FareShare, and other charitable food redistributors, to safeguard a consistent supply of food to one of the most vulnerable sectors of society in the UK, in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Susan Barratt, CEO of IGD, said : “Two weeks ago, as the...
24 March 2020
Research and training charity, IGD, has been bringing the food and grocery industry together in the wake of Coronavirus (COVID-19), engaging with retailers, manufacturers, government, trade associations and other key stakeholders, to help ensure food is able to flow through the supply chain and reach those people most in need. Susan Barratt, CEO of IGD, said: “We all understand that this i...
11 March 2020
Media Release Wednesday, 11 March 2020  - IGD research reveals a big appetite from consumers to be healthier and more sustainable in their food choices and consumers are looking for support to make positive changes   Two-thirds (66%) of consumers are already changing their diets or are considering making changes to be healthier and more sustainable. However, consumers are also confu...
10 March 2020
Media Release Monday, 9 March 2020  - Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the IGD Awards has been championing creativity, innovation and outstanding achievements in the global food and consumer goods industry for three decades. With awards recognising business excellence, people development, sustainability and individual success, here are five reasons your company should seize thi...
10 February 2020
Media Release Monday, 10 February 2020  - The FMCG sector will come together once again to hear from the biggest names across the supply chain at this year’s IGD Live : the meeting place for professionals in UK food and CPG to Learn, Connect and Grow.   Returning to Tobacco Dock on 14-15 October for an even bigger two-day experience, the event will provide delegates with t...
04 February 2020
Indonesia, 04 February 2020 – According to a new report by Food Industry Asia (FIA) and research firm IGD, almost all consumers in Indonesia (99 per cent) are interested in improving their diets and a majority (89 per cent) are happy for products to be reformulated, provided that taste is not compromised. The first of its kind in Indonesia, the report titled ‘Healthier Product Reformulation ...
18 December 2019
Media Release Wednesday, 18 December 2019 - As online shopping continues to be the fastest-growing channel in Asia’s grocery market, international researcher IGD reveals the two biggest players, JD.com and Alibaba, are driving the most growth in online grocery shopping, with their combined grocery sales growth in value terms outstripping that of the overall market.   With a current...
12 December 2019
The global grocery retail market will generate an additional US$2.2 trillion in sales by 2024, growing by 24%, according to the latest forecast from international research organisation IGD.   IGD’s forecast anticipates: Asia will account for nearly 50% of all new sales produced between 2019 and 2024 North America is set to produce 12% of the new sales to 2024 Overall, Europe i...