Standout Packaging From Free-From Brands Increases Market Share

Standout Packaging From Free-From Brands Increases Market Share

The free-from sector is booming and more food products are competing in this space. So outstanding packaging design is seen as key in attracting the ‘lifestyle’ shopper. Not just those consumers who follow a free-from diet for medical reasons, but also those customers looking to reduce their sugar, dairy and gluten intake as part of […]

Cheat Burger: A Meaty Concept for National Burger Day

Cheat Burger: A Meaty Concept for National Burger Day

The meat-free foods industry is now being valued at over £572m. It’s clear to see that the UK’s appetite for animal-free foods is only growing. Plant-based alternatives are booming, but how ready are we for the lab-grown alternatives? Incidentally, it’s not just vegans driving these sales. Many people are switching to plant-based alternatives for health […]

It’s About What You Are, Not What You’re Not…

It’s About What You Are, Not What You’re Not…

The rise and rise of vegans and veggies and the shocking state of the environment have spawned a massive increase in meat and dairy alternatives. It’s becoming increasingly mainstream – even high-street outlet Thornton’s Budgens has just expanded its vegan range to 800 items. This market is not new, and there have been options in […]

Find a Consumer Problem, then the Most Convenient Way to Deliver the Solution

Find a Consumer Problem, then the Most Convenient Way to Deliver the Solution

We’ve reached a point where we use emojis to order pizza, pay for stuff with our phones and watch films wherever and whenever we want. Today’s most successful ideas play into these customer demands, finding their own corners in an age of expectation and economy of convenience. Convenience is no longer a nice-to-have. In 2019, […]

Making a Splash! Five Soft Drinks Brands Who are Shaking up the Sector

Making a Splash! Five Soft Drinks Brands Who are Shaking up the Sector

Soft drinks is a tough, crowded market; Brits drank nearly 13.5 million litres of the stuff in 2017 (British Soft Drinks Association, Global Data 2018). Now there’s a new wave of innovative young brands enjoying growing sales, and they’re causing a stir in soft drinks with their standout packaging, and unusual and enticing flavours. So […]

Is a Craft Revolution on the Horizon for the Soft Drinks Industry?

Is a Craft Revolution on the Horizon for the Soft Drinks Industry?

Before the craft drinks revolution, genuinely tasty beverages that were founded on taste and creativity, rather than global branding and mass-production, were hard to come by. Fortunately, flavour and brand character now abound in beers and spirits, and the big global brands are scratching their heads, or just buying up the craft brands to compete! […]

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