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New drinks review: hoping alcohol-free whisky can raise consumers' spirits

This month's new drinks review finds a range of innovative alcohol and soft drink launches, ranging from an alcohol-free whisky and a bean-flavored cola to an energizing mulled wine. These new products highlight that there is plenty of inspiration in the market to help generate growth.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Jan 2010
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New drinks review: soft drink market hots up

Innovative taste experiences predominate in this month's rundown of the latest novel product launches in the drinks industry. New developments include unusual fruit flavors, as well as a jelly-textured drink that is designed to be consumed hot. In other news, packaging made from precious metals is pushing the boundaries in the spirits category.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Feb 2011
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New drinks review: stevia gaining ground as the new sweetener of choice

The natural sweetener stevia has gained much attention in recent weeks after the US Food and Drug Administration approved the sweetener for use in foodstuffs. Following the approval, a number of manufacturers have introduced new stevia products, including Coca Cola and PepsiCo. As a result, the product can be expected to gain further exposure in 2009.

Published By Datamonitor
20 Jan 2009
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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: chicken bags new cooking convenience

The potentially messy and time-consuming process of preparing roast chicken dishes at home is the focus of two new packaging innovations featured in this month's rundown of the latest novel launches from the food industry. Elsewhere, packaging is also being utilized to boost the appeal of novelty confectionery products for the festive season.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Jan 2011
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New food review: chocolate tackles slavery issues

With consumers showing more interest in the origin of their foods, it comes as little surprise that one manufacturer has released what it claims is the first slave-free chocolate bar. Like the fair-trade movement, the product aims to give workers a fairer wage for their efforts; however, it is possible that the anti-slavery claims will have a greater impact on consumers.

Published By Datamonitor
29 Jun 2007
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New food review: developing a more cultured approach to food

This month's roundup of innovative products from the Productscan database includes further proof of the increasing appeal of probiotics. These active cultures are being included in numerous products, including savory snacks, while a probiotic/prebiotic combination has made it into frozen yogurt. Meanwhile, floral flavors appear to be on trend, highlighting a new direction for food flavorings.

Published By Datamonitor
19 May 2008
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New food review: functional foods have added appeal

Both regional and functional foods are proving increasingly popular, as a look at the latest launches on Productscan reveals. A new line of regional rice dishes has been introduced to the US, while the launch of functional olive oil, chocolate and bread products have all recently been announced, proving that premium and health trends continue to impact the market.

Published By Datamonitor
16 Nov 2007
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New food review: herbs find new homes in ice cream and chocolate

In this month's rundown of innovative food launches, several manufacturers are exploring the potential of herbs as a flavoring ingredient in sweet product categories. Meanwhile, a new customizable offering that allows consumers to create their own flavor combinations is set to make its mark in the chewing gum category.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Jul 2011
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New food review: novel packaging proves divisive

The use of compartmentalized packaging to divide separate components is gaining popularity in the food industry, as a means of both capturing the attention of consumers and providing convenience benefits. Two such examples appear in this month's rundown of the latest innovations, one a divided jar containing meat and cheese preserved in oil, and another a "snacker" pack of hummus and crackers.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Aug 2011

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