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Ingredients & Additives - Global Annual Review - 2016

Mintel’s Annual Overviews take a look back at 2015 and provide a detailed overview of the key issues faced by key categories through the year. Including; a full market overview, an in-depth review of the big stories from the year as well as our forecast for the future of these markets.

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Table of contents

  1. Overview

    • The Big Stories

      • Nothing artificial is the new natural
        • Figure 1: Percentage of food and drink launches with artificial colors, global and US, 2011-15
        • Figure 2: Attitudes towards healthy lifestyle, “I regularly check the ingredient list contained on the pack,” select European countries, Q4 2014
        • Figure 3: Percentage of US food and drink launches with select claims, 2010-15
      • Ancient grains go mainstream  
        • Figure 4: Top ancient grains, by percentage of global ancient grain-containing food and drink launches, 2012-15
        • Figure 5: Top five product categories for global ancient grain containing food and drink launches, 2012-15
      • New sweeteners emerge to address consumers’ sweet tooth
        • Figure 6: Attitudes towards diet foods, select European countries, Q4 2015
        • Figure 7: Sugar substitutes considered natural, US, February 2015
    • Notable Products of the Past Year

      • Notable products of 2015: Free-from claims appeal to those following alternative diets
        • Notable products of 2015: Better-for-you ingredients
        • Looking to the Future

              • Figure 8: Importance of oil product attributes, US, April 2014
              • Figure 9: Reasons for limiting meat consumption, by generation, US, October 2014
              • Figure 10: Attitudes toward diet, select European countries, Q4 2015
            • The power of enzymes
                • Figure 11: Role of diet and stress on gastrointestinal issues, US, April 2015
                • Figure 12: I am incorporating more protein into my diet compared to a year ago, select European countries, Q4 2015
              • Free-from ingredients needed to meet the demands of free-from consumers
                • Figure 13: Types of food avoided, UK, June 2014
                • Figure 14: Percentage of global food and drink launches with select “suitable for” claims, 2011 – 15 
            • The Analyst’s View

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