Emerging Science - Global Annual Review - 2017

Emerging Science - Global Annual Review - 2017

  • Mintel
  • March 2017
  • Technology
  • 0 pages

Report Description


Mintel’s Annual Overviews take a look back at 2016 and provide a detailed overview of the key issues faced by key categories through the year. Including; a full market overview, an in-depth review of the big stories from the year as well as our forecast for the future of these markets.

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Figure 1: The proportion of consumers who have never heard of prebiotic fibres, key European countries, 2016
Consumers look to ‘heal’ themselves through their diet
Figure 2: Ways to manage body shape, China, June 2016
Scope for relaxation and sleep innovations in today’s hyperactive world
Figure 3: Barriers to achieving a healthy lifestyle, China, January 2016
Figure 4: Reasons for snacking, UK, December 2015

FODMAP’s signal a warning for fibres
FODMAP friendly products
Interest in the relationship between mood and food grows
Mood foods
HAZDA snack-bar supports the growth of gut microbes

Personalised Nutrition could revolutionise the market for sliming
Figure 5: Consumers who consider select diet plans to be effective, US, June 2016
Figure 6: Motivations for using functional food and drink, Germany, 2016
Figure 7: Barriers to using self-diagnostics, US, February 2016
Demand for natural nutrition threatens consumer acceptance of fortification
Figure 8: Consumers who agree that the health-promoting benefits of natural foods (eg fruit and vegetables) are preferable to the added benefits of functional foods, selected European countries, 2015
Figure 9: Vitamin/mineral fortified claims, select categories, global, 2011 to 2016
Figure 10: Consumers who would be interested in trying meat/poultry from animals fed a special diet that enchanced the nutritional content of the meat (eg a higher omega-3), UK, August 2016
Consumers continue to push the boundaries for clean label
Figure 11: ‘Less processed’ is an important quality when buying milk and milk drinks, select European countries, 2016
Figure 12: Consumers who agree “the ingredients added to high-protein cereals/porridge to make it high in protein worry me”, UK, June 2016
Figure 13: Preferred protein sources when choosing a nutrition and performance drink or bar, US, February 2015
Figure 14: Consumers who trust that the food industry would only use low-calorie sweeteners if they were safe, France, 2016

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