Opinion on Ready Meals in United States

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McDonald's: unlikely crusader against obesity

A three-tiered balanced lifestyle initiative by McDonald's [MCD] launched this week is the largest initiative so far by the private sector in the fight against obesity in the US. Staged for rollout over the course of 2004, the fast food giant is clearly hoping to reposition itself to the 'good' side of one of the US's biggest health battles.

Published By Datamonitor
15 Apr 2004
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CommentWire

Domino's Pizza: a slice of the healthy life

Following the lead of several other fast-food companies, Domino's has announced that it will begin offering healthy salads alongside its pizzas. As companies such as McDonald's [MCD] and Burger King have begun to streamline their images and trim the fat, Dominos is taking longer to realize that healthy eating is now more than just a trend.

Published By Datamonitor
20 May 2004
Expert View
Expert View

Bolder is better: food makers bring on the flavor

Bolder is better. That's the word on the flavor front as food manufacturers strive to create new food products that American consumers will flock to. From Buffalo-flavored French fries, snack dip and shrimp to chipotle-flavored black bean soup and dark chocolate sauce, food makers are adding spice and flavor to a wide range of foods.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Jul 2005
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CommentWire

Yum Brands: silencing the fast food critics?

Yum Brands has recorded its largest quarterly profit rise in a year on the back of strong growth in China. Although it plans to strengthen its presence in emerging markets, the increasingly tarnished image of fast food means Yum will have to adopt a careful strategy if it is to continue growing at such a strong pace.

Published By Datamonitor
07 Oct 2005
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Expert View

New food review: Asian products gallop ahead

Some unusual foods have emerged from Asia recently, with Productscan Online reporting on the launch of a baby food made with horsemeat in Japan, and a savory snack consisting of a fish presented on a stick in China. Both products perhaps reveal a more open-minded approach to eating unusual foodstuffs in the Far East than in the English-speaking world...

Published By Datamonitor
29 Nov 2005
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CommentWire

McDonald's: mixed offerings key for future growth

Quick service king McDonald's this week announced the launch of two new products: a salad that comes with a fitness DVD, and a new 40% larger Big Mac. While the move apparently sees the burger giant adopting a paradoxical marketing strategy, McDonald's has the versatility to reach out into new markets while retaining its place on the fast-food throne.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Apr 2006
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New food review: manufacturers get more dairy-ing

Manufacturers appear to be experimenting with cheese to increase its appeal among modern consumers, with Productscan noting a number of new cheese based products that differ from regular varieties. These include a cottage cheese containing prebiotic fiber, a pizza with a cheese, not flour, base, and an unusual pizza flavored cheese spread. Saying yes to cheese has therefore just got easier

Published By Datamonitor
22 Feb 2007
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New food review: a whole new meaning to eating your greens

As consumer concerns for the environment begin to determine food choices, manufacturers have responded with greener products. Productscan highlights this trend, recording the introduction of a range of locally-sourced ready meals. Meanwhile, both superfruits and probiotics appear to be entering the mainstream, with numerous new products containing these health promoting ingredients.

Published By Datamonitor
17 May 2007
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New food review: seed oils could be the new wonder ingredient

This month's selection of novel food launches from the Productscan database includes a new snack bar that contains an array of healthy ingredients including seed oils, as well as a new type of egg that is said to aid healthy vision. Meanwhile, Wrigley has developed a new variety of gum that utilizes the power of magnolia bark to eradicate bad breath, a feature that could appeal to many consumers.

Published By Datamonitor
16 Jul 2008
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New food review: gluten-free products come into focus

Gluten-free appears to be one of the larger trends of 2008, moving into a range of new categories, including burritos and instant oatmeal. Meanwhile, hummus appears to be gaining popularity as a functional food, with new offerings including probiotic hummus and one that is fortified with vitamins, showing that the health food market is moving its focus toward less mainstream foods.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Nov 2008

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