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Discovering green gold: opportunities during an olive oil shortage

Once upon a time in Puglia, a county in Southern Italy, millenary olive groves provided 12% of worldwide olive oil production. Well, following a fairytale plot, a maleficent bacteria disguised with a musical name, Xylella fastidiosa, along with adverse weather conditions contributed to a decline in production of 20% in 2014.

Published By Datamonitor
13 May 2015
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PLA Innovation of the Week: detox beyond juice - a new cereal takes the detox concept into foods

Detoxing is said to rejuvenate the body by ridding it of toxins thought to build up over time. Earnest Eats "detoxifying" hot cereal moves the concept to foods with a high fiber cereal containing ingredients that support digestion, healthy liver function, and the body's natural detox process. New in the US, this product is the Datamonitor Consumer Product Launch Analytics innovation of the week.

Published By Datamonitor
11 May 2015
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Is it still feasible for FMCG businesses to operate around the shortages in Latin America?

Supply shortages have been spreading in some countries in Latin America over the last few years. For FMCG businesses attempting to operate in these markets, and for those considering entry, having a strong understanding of the prevailing economic conditions, and consumers' reactions to them, is essential to determine the right course of action.

Published By Datamonitor
01 May 2015
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Colombia: the next hub for e-commerce

In 2018, the Colombian food retail industry is forecast to have a value of $94.8bn, an increase of 38% from 2013. E-commerce, in particular, has gained ground in Colombia, which has the fourth highest number of Internet users in Latin America. It is, therefore, in the interest of both domestic and foreign companies to invest in this promising sector.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Apr 2015
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UK deflation threat calls for new retail strategies

Currently, the European markets are threatened by deflation, a situation that in some countries is reaching record dimensions; for example, in the UK, where the Consumer Price Index inflation fell to 0.32% in January 2015. The shadow of deflation is having a strong impact on the UK retail and consumer goods sectors.

Published By Datamonitor
20 Apr 2015
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PLA Innovation of the Week: coffee gives yogurt a breakfast boost with a drinkable yogurt shot

Coffee is the quintessential breakfast drink and yogurt is a popular breakfast food. The two join forces in a unique new product targeting busy, on-the-go consumers with President's Choice coffee-flavored yogurt shot. New in Canada, this product is the Datamonitor Consumer Product Launch Analytics innovation of the week.

Published By Datamonitor
14 Apr 2015
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PLA Innovation of the Week: rare sugar cracks a new category with a novel salad dressing from Japan

Virtually unknown in the West, rare sugar has become something of a sensation in Japan. McCormick salad dressing is the first salad dressing to use a rare sugar - one with 70% of the sweetness of sugar but far fewer calories - as an ingredient. New in Japan, this product is the Datamonitor Consumer Product Launch Analytics innovation of the week.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Apr 2015
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Product Launch Analytics Innovation of the Week: a brand new way to enjoy granola - in soup

In Asia, consumers are less likely to eat cereal for breakfast than soup or fish. New Nagatanien Soup De Taberu Granola ("Granola to Eat with Soup") takes a popular Western breakfast favorite and adapts it for Asian tastes with granola in an instant soup for breakfast or lunch. New in Japan, this product is the Datamonitor Consumer Product Launch Analytics innovation of the week.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Mar 2015
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Three influential factors that are driving the growth of flexible packaging

Flexibles-based packaging is showing growth and diversity in applications in what appears to be all markets worldwide. Sustainability is the main driver (flexibles are typically lighter than other comparable formats), although the recyclability of flexibles is under scrutiny. Regardless, there is a step change in its many constructions that is underway this decade that is worth reflecting upon.

Published By Datamonitor
02 Mar 2015
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Packaging Innovation of the Month: Tiger Tiger shows a simple pouch can change its stripes

In its most basic guise, the flexible pouch can sometimes be regarded as a commodity format and in some product sectors it is still seen as a rather budget option or perhaps used primarily as a refill pack. With a little attention to styling and decoration, however, it can become an attractive piece of packaging with real consumer appeal.

Published By Datamonitor
27 Feb 2015

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