Latest Intelligence on Consumer Packaged Goods in Belgium

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New food review: glitter and gold add sparkle to gum and jam

Glitter effects are being increasingly used by manufacturers, as seen in this month's round-up of novel food introductions, with recent innovations including gum coated in "beaten silver" and jam featuring edible gold. Soup, meanwhile, has borrowed an idea from hot drinks with the launch of a self-heating pouch, while economy branding has taken an irreverent turn with the launch of "crisis chips."

Published By Datamonitor
14 Jun 2012
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

PLA Innovation of the Week: self-heating soup

Published By Datamonitor
21 May 2012
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New drinks review: QR branding sees wine embrace the smartphone era

The emergence of QR codes in line with growing consumer take-up of smartphone technology is offering diverse marketing and branding opportunities to consumer goods companies, as evidenced by the sparkling wine launch that headlines this month's rundown of drinks innovations. Meanwhile, new flavors are emerging in the gin segment and novel formats are being explored for liqueurs and bottled water.

Published By Datamonitor
14 May 2012
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New household products review: bamboo stands tall in novel household paper launches

The potential of bamboo within the consumer goods market is once again being explored by manufacturers, as this month's rundown of household goods innovations reveals. The plant's fibers feature in two novel household paper launches in Europe, and points to how household goods producers are continually looking to raise the bar in terms of environmental credibility.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Apr 2012
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New food review: nutritionally enhanced broccoli emerges as new "super superfood"

The race to develop ever more nutritionally beneficial foods has gathered pace, as revealed in this month's summary of the latest food industry launches, with the launch of a new broccoli enhanced with cancer-fighting agents. Meanwhile, the egg category could be, quite literally, set for a shakeup, with the launch of an innovative aerosol format.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Mar 2012
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New household products review: microbiology inspires new drain solution

In this month's rundown of the latest innovations from the household goods industry, microorganisms are being promoted as a natural solution to drain clogs and odors. Meanwhile, the "cageless" rim block category is being expanded, with a new launch focusing on decorative as well as deodorizing benefits, and in detergents frozen desserts have inspired new indulgent fragrances.

Published By Datamonitor
16 Dec 2011
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New drinks review: soft drinks go tooth-friendly with anti-cavity launch

A soft drink which claims both not to cause tooth decay and to actively prevent it headlines this month's rundown of the latest drinks industry innovations. The launch can be seen as part of a move to reverse any negative associations with what are commonly perceived to be "junk" products. Meanwhile, a tofu-based drink and an Amazonian fruit beer have hit the shelves in Europe and South America.

Published By Datamonitor
09 Nov 2011
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New drinks review: beer sees future in fruit

In this month's rundown of notable launches from the drinks industry, novel fruit flavors have come to the fore in the beer market. In other news, unusual fruit and vegetable combinations are being offered as part of a new smoothie line, while an aerosol soft drink is hoping to shake up the kids' drinks market.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Sep 2011
CommentWire
CommentWire

P&G: one step closer to becoming a zero-waste company

As part of its long-term environmental vision, P&G has announced that its manufacturing facility in Auburn, Maine, is the company's ninth global site to achieve zero-waste-to-landfill status to date. However, P&G's move towards becoming a zero-waste company is unlikely to resonate among consumers, given the equally ambitious environmental targets frequently set by rival FMCG companies.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Dec 2010
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Kesa: sales improvements driven by Darty

Electricals retailer Kesa has seen solid revenue growth in H1, with an uplift in both retail profits and margins. While Darty remains the strongest performer of the group, its Comet brand continues to flounder. Consequently, Kesa has accelerated the rollout of the Darty concept across its European stores, and is investing the bulk of its capital expenditure in further boosting the brand.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Dec 2010

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