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30 May 2019
Ella and Matthew Mills will join food industry leaders on stage in November Ella Mills, Founder and Brand Director of Deliciously Ella, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the upcoming food industry event IGD Live , where she will be joined on stage by her husband and CEO of the brand, Matthew Mills. The couple will deliver a joint 20-minute presentation on ‘Finding new rout...
30 May 2019
Comment: Aldi enters Chinese market   Nick Miles, Head of Asia-Pacific at IGD, said: “Aldi has announced that it will open its first store in China on the 7th of June in Shanghai, making China the 11th market where Aldi Süd operates stores.   “Although Aldi Süd has been testing the Chinese market for some time, having launched on Alibaba’s Tmall Global platform in April 2017, Ch...
29 May 2019
Volunteering is much more than just giving up spare time or providing help for free. Here are seven surprising ways taking part in a Feeding Britain's Future School Workshop will help you personally and professionally.   1. Expands your network There will be anywhere from 3 – 6 other volunteers from a variety of FMCG businesses at the workshop with you, so you’re guarantee...
28 May 2019
Augmented reality (AR) is one of the latest technologies to impact the food and consumer goods industry. According to Gartner, 100 million consumers will shop in augmented reality online and in-store by 2020. There’s a growing opportunity for our industry to use AR, as smartphone and tablet usage increases and mobile technology develops. And the experimentation has started. Here, we explore ...
24 May 2019
If you’re looking to innovate or reformulate food and drink products, watch this video to gain free consumer insights and practical tools to support your journey.   As the Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy continues to evolve and health becomes an ever-growing trend, improving product formulation remains a priority across our industry. This video looks at: Shopper ins...
21 May 2019
Watch the webinar recording to learn: how everyone in a business must see customer service as one of their responsibilities systems and processes that will help you effectively manage relationships with retail partners some tips on how you can achieve your goals by supporting your internal customers DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE Q&A Duration: 07:21 Some e...
16 May 2019
    Media Release Majority of Malaysian consumers want healthy foods but cost is a deterrent Malaysia, 16 May 2019 – According to a new report by Food Industry Asia (FIA) and research firm IGD, almost all Malaysians (99 per cent) are interested in maintaining a healthy diet and are actively trying to improve their consumption habits, however a significant majority (71 per...
13 May 2019
Outstanding small businesses are setting an example with innovative ideas that challenge established brands. Childs Farm showed how it’s driving a revolution in baby and child toiletries. Childs Farm is a range of mild, kind and delicious-smelling toiletries for babies and children. Products are made using naturally-derived ingredients and essential oils. It’s the fastest-growing and (curren...
13 May 2019
Heineken’s winning entry improved business efficiency and made a difference to its customers. It created a new team, combining skills from different functions to tackle a major challenge. How Heineken improved forecast accuracy Heineken always knew that weather affects demand for cider and beer, but this was difficult to quantify. Conversations on the subject grew as Heineken saw a gre...
07 May 2019
For the last 28 years, the IGD Awards have recognised the outstanding achievements of the global food and grocery industry. This year is no exception, with 21 awards in the areas of business excellence, people development, sustainability and individual success to be contested. This year’s Awards ceremony will be held on 7th November at Tobacco Docks, straight after IGD’s new flagship tw...