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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 ...
12 September 2019
Global supply chain leaders see increased operating costs as the main current challenge within food and consumer goods, according to new research carried out by IGD .   The full research is due to be presented at GroceryShop 2019 this weekend in Las Vegas (15-19 September). Among the international supply chain leaders surveyed:   86% believe complexity has increased over the las...
04 September 2019
Media Release Wednesday, 4 September 2019 – A new study by Food Industry Asia (FIA) and research firm IGD has found that a majority of consumers in India (99 per cent) are interested in adopting a healthy diet while more than eight in 10 (83 per cent) are happy for products to be reformulated as long as the product remains tasty. Launched at the 12 th FICCI Food World 2019 in Mu...
14 August 2019
MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release: 14 August 2019   IGD: UK CONVENIENCE CHANNEL TO BE WORTH £48.2BN BY 2024   New forecasts from IGD reveal that the UK convenience market is set to grow by £6.9bn in the next five years, to reach £48.2bn by 2024. The channel will benefit from lots of new store openings over the period, helping to fuel a compound annual growth rate of 3.1%...
24 July 2019
- Channel set to experience double the growth of wider UK food and grocery market -  The UK food-to-go market is forecast to be worth £23.4bn by 2024, up from £18.5bn in 2019, growing by 26.4%. According to new research from IGD, the channel is set to experience double the growth of the wider UK food and grocery retail market – 12.5% – over the next five years.  FT...
05 July 2019
The shortlist has been unveiled for the IGD Awards 2019 , the annual event celebrating the best of the global food and consumer goods industry. The awards ceremony is a historic event spanning back nearly three decades. More than 500 senior executives will gather to hear the winners be announced at the IGD Awards ceremony at London’s Tobacco Dock on the 7 November following IGD’s new two-da...
02 July 2019
Online grocery in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, with the market set to grow from its current value of US$99bn to US$295bn by 2023, according to the latest forecasts from international researcher IGD Asia . Highlights from the research include: By 2023, IGD expects online grocery sales across Asia’s top 12 grocery markets to grow to US$295bn, a 198% increase This represents a ...
21 June 2019
Research and training organisation IGD has this week launched IGD Solutions , a brand-new, bespoke service for consumer goods retailers and suppliers using a blend of expertise across all the products and services IGD is known for.   Led by IGD’s team of global industry experts, IGD Solutions is the only tailored service dedicated to unlocking growth for retailers and suppliers that ...