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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

    • The Big Stories

        • Waste ingredients from food manufacturing become value-added ingredients
          • Figure 1: Grocery shopping habits, select European countries, “I pay more attention to the environmental impact of the food and drink products I buy % agree”, Q3 2016
        • New functional waters target niche consumer needs
          • Figure 2: Launches of global waters with functional claim, by top five countries, 2016
          • Figure 3: Function/attributes of ideal bottled water, US, October 2015
          • Figure 4: Top five functional claims, global bottled waters, % of water launches, 2016
        • Plant-based protein ingredients gain traction
          • Figure 5: Food and drink launches with vegetarian or vegan claims, global, 2013-16
          • Figure 6: High-protein food and drink products with vegetarian or vegan claims, global, 2014-16
      • Notable Products

          • Clean label is becoming the expectation, not the exception
            • Clean label is becoming the expectation, not the exception
              • Natural nutrition from “good-for-you” ingredients
                • Natural nutrition from “good-for-you” ingredients
                  • Food as medicine
                    • Food as medicine
                    • Looking to the Future

                        • Natural ingredients appeal to mainstream users of sports nutrition
                          • Figure 7: Launches with a performance nutrition
                          • Figure 8: Purchase factors for nutritional and/or performance drinks, US, February 2015
                        • Ingredient innovations are needed to meet sugar reduction goals
                          • Figure 9: Food and drink launches with low/no/reduced sugar claim, top five categories, global, % of low/no/reduced sugar launches, 2016
                        • Next-generation fiber ingredients will need to fit on clean labels
                          • Figure 10: Awareness and understanding of fiber, select European countries, 2015
                          • Figure 11: Incorporating more fiber into one’s diet vs. a year ago, select European countries, 2016 Q3
                          • Figure 12: Percentage of global high/added fiber food and drink products with select fiber ingredients, 2012-16
                      • 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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