Opinion on Ready Meals in United States

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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
CommentWire
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
CommentWire
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
CommentWire
CommentWire

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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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: 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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New food review: chocolate inhaler is not to be sniffed at

This month's roundup of new food launches finds an eclectic selection of products, such as an energizing sports gel, a plant-based pasta package, and a chocolate powder inhaler that is designed to suppress the appetite. These show that the differing needs of consumer groups are being well catered for.

Published By Datamonitor
27 Aug 2009
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New food review: convenient consumption the order of the day for potato and peanut butter

In this month's summary of the latest food industry innovations, quick preparation and consumption formats have appeared in the ready meals and nut butter categories, showing that convenience is becoming an essential attribute in an increasingly diverse set of product categories. Meanwhile, salt caramel continues its march with its introduction as a flavor of potato chips.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Mar 2012
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New food review: eggs continue to break the mold

Taking the hassle out of buying and using eggs is a continuing theme for food producers, as demonstrated by this month's roundup of novel product launches in the food industry. Liquid egg white in a resealable carton and a bright yellow "unbreakable" egg box are the latest innovations, with both products highlighting the importance of customer convenience, and providing differentiation on shelf.

Published By Datamonitor
14 Nov 2010
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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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