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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...
10 December 2019
Media Release Tuesday, 10 December 2019  - IGD, the research and training charity for the food and consumer goods industry, is celebrating a fantastic year for its charitable initiatives. 2019 highlights include: 31,000 free learning opportunities were offered for employees in the food and consumer goods industry More than 160 companies signed up to the IGD-WRAP Food Waste Reduct...
03 December 2019
Media Release Tuesday, 03 December 2019  - Sustainability, ethics and saving money are prominent themes for food and grocery shopping this Christmas, according to the latest research from research organisation IGD. Following the growing interest in sustainability and plant-based diets over the past year, the Christmas period presents key opportunities for retailers and suppliers to engage...
26 November 2019
Although the vast majority (84%) of companies in the food and grocery industry believe they are performing better today than they were five years ago on diversity and inclusion, fewer than half (45%) of businesses have adopted a co-ordinated strategy on the topic. And despite a genuine desire to do more across the industry, there is a reluctance to talk more openly about diversity and incl...
08 November 2019
Leading figures from the food and grocery industry last night toasted their successes of the last 12 months at the annual IGD Awards ceremony at Tobacco Docks, London. The IGD Awards were attended by nearly 500 people and celebrated business excellence, people development, sustainability and individual success in the grocery industry. Susan Barratt, CEO at IGD said: “The IGD Awards are ...
28 October 2019
Media Release Monday, 28 October 2019 - With 78% of consumers asking for products to be made healthier without compromising on taste*, research and training charity IGD has today published a new guide for food businesses to help them review and set portion sizes. The guide identifies opportunities to reduce portions where appropriate, to help consumers reduce their calorie intake**. T...
24 September 2019
One year on from the launch of WRAP and IGD’s Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, and 156 UK food businesses have now committed to Target, Measure and Act on food Food Waste Reduction Roadmap accelerates journey to halving food waste by 2030 One year on from the launch of WRAP and IGD’s Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, and 156 UK food businesses have now committed to Target, Measure and Act on ...