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20 June 2019
The UK food and grocery industry is forecast to grow by £24.1bn, or 12.5%, by 2024, bringing the market to a total value of £217.7bn, according to the latest forecasts from research organisation IGD. Highlights* from the data include: Online and discount will contribute almost two-thirds of cash growth and will boost their combined market share from 18.6% to 23.4% over the next five ye...
19 June 2019
Media Release Thailand, 19 June 2019 – According to a new report by Food Industry Asia (FIA) and research firm IGD, almost all consumers in Thailand (99 per cent) are interested in improving their diets and a majority (82 per cent) are happy for products to be reformulated, provided that taste is not compromised.   The first of its kind in Thailand, the report titled ‘Healthie...
17 June 2019
Obesity and overweight-related ill health is estimated to cost the NHS £6.1 billion annually. Our reformulation guide provides you with further detail on what the calorie reduction plan is and how you could achieve this through range of techniques.   Download our reformulation guide which provides further detail on calories, the external landscape on calorie reduction and different ...
17 June 2019
To ensure your product meets shopper standards, undergoing sensory testing as part of the reformulation process is vital. Find out more about consumer sensory testing by downloading our introductory guide below.   Download a brief guide on consumer sensory testing, why it’s important and the different ways in which you can test your products. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF ...
14 June 2019
Across Europe, the majority of people have  become disillusioned with traditional politics, and long established political parties are losing support to a variety of new or more radical alternatives. We look at four ways this uncertainty could unfold, the implications and questions to consider to help you prepare. DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD BREXIT AND ECONOM...
14 June 2019
According to National Diet and Nutrition survey data, most age groups in the UK are currently meeting the recommended fat intake but are exceed the saturated fat intake. Our reformulation guide provides you with further detail on fats, its function in food and how achieve reduction through range of techniques.   Download our reformulation guide which provides further detail on diffe...
14 June 2019
With interest growing in vegetarian and vegan diets, now is an opportune time to focus on increasing fruit and vegetable portions in your products.   Download this PDF to understand the opportunities for reformulating with fruit and vegetables in products. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF Sign up to our He...
14 June 2019
Readiness for a ‘no deal’ Brexit varies considerably from business to business. Some have worked extremely hard at this, while others have accepted the risk of taking little or no action. However, it has become clear that no company is able to get itself entirely ready because several areas simply can’t be prepared for with certainty.    In this article, we pick out our top five Brexit is...
14 June 2019
IGD has joined forces with a range of other organisations to develop a new resource to help companies prepare for Brexit.   The Brexit Food Hub provides answers to a series frequently asked questions, spanning from tariffs to transport and imports to immigration. It also pulls together, in one handy place, links to the most relevant government advice and a range of other useful resource...
14 June 2019
China will overtake the US to become the world’s largest grocery market by 2023 in value terms, according to the latest forecasts from international researcher IGD Asia . The country’s total market size will reach CNY11.0tn (US$1.8tn), more than Asia’s next four largest grocery markets (India, Japan, Indonesia and South Korea) combined.   Nick Miles, Head of Asia-Pacific at IGD, says : ...