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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.

What's included

What's included

Table of contents

Table of contents

  1. Overview

        • Figure 1: Cooking sauces, retail market volume, top five global markets and performance, 2015
        • Figure 2: Cooking sauce, pasta sauce and stock product launches, most active markets, 2015
        • Figure 3: Retail cooking sauces per capita consumption, top 10 global markets, 2015
        • Figure 4: Cooking sauce, pasta sauce and stock new product launches, leading claims, global, 2015
        • Figure 5: cooking sauces, global market performance, 2015
    • The Big Stories

      • Ethnic food develops into healthier lighter options
          • Figure 6: Penetration of selected cooking sauce flavours, Germany, by age, 2015
          • Figure 7: Opinions about ethnic foods, by age cluster, US, April 2015
        • Sauces get crafty
          • Figure 8: Cooking sauce purchase drivers, US, by generation, September 2014
          • Figure 9: Important factors in buying sauces and seasonings, China, August 2015
        • Stock activity gets back to basics
          • Figure 10: agreement that liquid and gel stocks are better quality than cubes/powders, selected European markets, 2015
          • Figure 11: Percentage change in new stock launches by format and region, global, 2014 vs 2015
      • Notable Products

        • Looking To The Future

          • Texture and mouthfeel moves sauces beyond flavour
            • Figure 12: Most significant reasons for using cooking and pasta sauces, US September, 2015
            • Figure 13: Attitudes towards cooking sauces, selected European markets, 2015
            • Figure 14: interest in sauce kits that bring different textures to a meal, UK, by generation (agree %), 2015
          • Speed Scratch solutions boost feel of “real” cooking
            • Figure 15: enjoyment of cooking, by age, (% of consumers that like/love cooking) us, September 2015
            • Figure 16: Attitudes to cooking sauces, selected European markets, 2015
          • Modern family dynamics
            • Figure 17: consumers unhappy about buying large (3-4 portion) jars of cooking sauces, UK by age cohort and gender, UK, October 2015
        • The Analyst's View

          This market report provides in-depth analysis and insight supported by a range of data. At the same time, introductory and top-level content is provided to give you an overview of the issues covered.

          • Market

            Mintel provides a range of market information, frequently through the category level, including market size and forecasting, complete with market drivers that illustrate the forces that shape a category or market.

          • Consumer

            Mintel's proprietary consumer research provides our analysts with the attitudinal and behavioral data used to provide valuable insight to topical issues.

          • Brand/Company

            Mintel provides overviews of the top brands and manufacturers, and uses consumer research to explore attitudes and reactions to brands, as well as insight into what will resonate with consumers.

          • Data

            Market reports provide appendices of data to support the research and insight produced. Our tables of data are easily manipulated and downloadable to support your research needs and covers factors from consumer attitudes to market forecasts.

          Please Note: This is a sample report. All of the figures, graphs, and tables have been redacted.

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