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Mintel’s Annual Overviews take a look back at 2016 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: Retail cooking sauce markets, fastest/slowest growing markets
        • Figure 2: Retail cooking sauces, per capita consumption, 2016*
        • Figure 3: Cooking sauce, pasta sauce and stocks, new product launches, top five countries by sub-category, 2016
        • Figure 4: Cooking sauce, pasta sauce and stocks, new product launches, top five claims by sub-category, 2016
        • Figure 5: Cooking sauce, pasta sauce and stocks, new product launches, leading flavours by sub-category, 2016
        • Figure 6: Cooking sauces, global market performance
    • The Big Stories

        • Ethnic sauces embrace the street
          • Figure 7: Interest in more Asian cooking sauce innovations, by selected age cohort, US, September 2015
          • Figure 8: Repertoire of usage of ethnic foods at home, by generational cohort, UK, December 2015
          • Figure 9: Interest in ethnic sauce flavours, selected European countries 2016
        • Simple and premium solutions for global pasta sauces*
          • Figure 10: Volume growth and per capita consumption of tomato-based cooking sauces, selected Asia Pacific countries, 2015
          • Figure 11: Top five attributes linked to premium sauces, China, 2016
          • Figure 12: Cooking sauces volume, performance by segment, selected countries, 2014-15
        • ‘No additives’ no more
          • Figure 13: Use of natural or suitable-for claims in new stock launches, global, 2015-16
          • Figure 14: Attitudes to free-from foods, by age, Canada, June 2015
          • Figure 15: Important factors when buying cooking and pasta sauces, selected European markets, 2016
      • Notable Products

          • Low sugar doesn’t mean low taste
            • Low sugar sauces turn to stevia to maintain sweetness
              • Untapped potential of sauces aimed at kids
                • Sauces targeted for kids’ meals
                  • Premium stocks bank traditional broth positioning
                    • Added value stock launches adopt traditional “broth” propositions
                    • Looking to the Future

                        • Healthy, plant-based nutrition creates natural point of difference
                          • Figure 16: Use of natural or suitable for claims, cooking and pasta sauce launches, by region, 2015-16
                        • Embracing the home chef
                          • Figure 18: Change in frequency of pasta sauce/marinade use, US, September 2015
                          • Figure 19: Cooking styles, selected European markets, Q4 2016
                        • Focus on texture as much as flavour
                          • Figure 20: Use of textural descriptions, cooking and pasta launches, global by region, 2016
                          • Figure 21: Reasons for using cooking sauces, US, December 2015
                          • Figure 22: Importance of texture when buying cooking sauces, UK, by presence of children, October 2015
                      • The Analyst’sView

                        About the report

                        This report will give you a complete 360-degree view of your market. Not only is it rooted in robust proprietary and high-quality third-party data, but our industry experts put that data into context and you’ll quickly understand:

                        • The Consumer

                          What They Want. Why They Want It.

                        • The Competitors

                          Who’s Winning. How To Stay Ahead.

                        • The Market

                          Size, Segments, Shares And Forecasts: How It All Adds Up.

                        • The Innovations

                          New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

                        • The Opportunities

                          Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

                        • The Trends

                          What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

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

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