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Dr Oetker: defending taste in the face of criticism over healthiness

Dr Oetker has come out fighting after criticism from UK consumer watchdog Which? The watchdog branded its Chicago Town pizzas among the unhealthiest available, containing high levels of salt and saturated fat. However, Dr Oetker has chosen to defend its position, highlighting its taste credentials. It is an interesting response from the company given the current clamor for healthier foods.

Published By Datamonitor
25 Jan 2011
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Smirnoff: ramping up its social media presence

Global drinks giant Diageo is to increase its spending in the UK on social media campaigns for its Smirnoff brand over the next 12 months, highlighting the ever-growing importance that CPG manufacturers are placing on the medium. Social media is now a necessity for many CPG brands, as it acts not only as a broadcast medium but also helps to create buzz via two-way brand-consumer interaction.

Published By Datamonitor
17 Jan 2011
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New food review: caviar and camembert take snacking upscale

Snack products are getting an upmarket overhaul, as seen in this month's rundown of novel launches from the food industry. The latest innovations in savory beer snacks and popcorn products - featuring caviar and continental cheese flavors - illustrate how producers are seeking to lift pub and cinema snacks into more upmarket territory, positioning them as a sophisticated dining experience.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Dec 2010
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New drinks review: health drinks add on-the-go appeal

As seen in this month's rundown of the latest innovative drinks launches, the single-use and shot formats continue to penetrate the market, with new products including a single-serve detox drink and a shot-type product designed to relieve the symptoms of cold and flu. Both highlight the popularity of functional products that can fit into consumers' increasingly mobile lifestyles.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Dec 2010
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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 drinks review: extracts give coffee the edge

This month's rundown of the latest launches in the global drinks industry sees innovation in the coffee category continuing apace. In the UK, coffee has been given an aphrodisiac quality, while in Japan, instant coffee granules are being enhanced; both strategies will increase upscale potential. Meanwhile, functional benefits in drinks continue to evolve, from anti-aging to anti-foot fatigue.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Oct 2010
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Differentiating through sound: leveraging the final sensory perception in FMCG

Unilever has conducted research into new ways in which to enhance the taste of its food. The study, published in the Elsevier Journal of Food Quality and Preference, looks at the relationship between appearance, texture, smell and taste, but its most far-reaching conclusion for CPG marketers is that background noise has an effect on perceived saltiness, sugariness and crunchiness of food.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Oct 2010
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New drinks review: Amazonian 'superherb' hits the market

The Amazon continues to be a source of new functional 'super' ingredients, as demonstrated by the recent launch of a tea made from the high caffeine, medicinal plant guayusa. Guayusa is just the latest in a line of Amazonian plants, from goji to guarana and acai, which are being appropriated by manufacturers to give their products an edge in the exotic and nutritional stakes.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Aug 2010
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New food review: sweet and savory flavors head in new directions

This month's rundown of global new food launches sees sweet and savory flavors appearing in an increasing number of unexpected and unprecedented product categories. Products from savory sprinkles to double cheese ice cream and charcoal cheesecake show how manufacturers are turning to unconventional, even counterintuitive, combinations to add an extra sensory edge to their product offerings.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Aug 2010
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New drinks review: tea reveals its sporty side

This month's roundup of innovative new drinks launches focuses on developments in the tea category, in which manufacturers are pursuing new isotonic benefits and flavor directions. New flower flavor combinations are in evidence, while the launch of a bubblegum-flavored tea could be an attempt by companies to attract younger consumers to the category.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Jun 2010

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