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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

        • Nutrition and diet programs have influenced new functional product innovations
          • Figure 1: Types of diets and tools currently used for dieting, US, July 2015
          • Figure 2: Attributes of effective diet plans, US, June 2016
        • Naturalness and functional effectiveness fuel sports and performance nutrition products
          • Figure 3: Opinions toward nutritional and performance drinks - Agree, US, February 2015
          • Figure 4: Performance nutrition food, drink, and vitamins and dietary supplement launches, top 10 claims, global, 2014 – 16
        • Sensory characteristics of food are linked to better health and nutrition
          • Figure 5: Attitudes towards consumption of food and drink, select European markets, 2016 - Q4
          • Figure 6: Top five textures in global food and drink product launches with high satiety claim, 2016
      • Notable Products

          • “Strong is the new skinny” open new doors for women-specific muscle/weight-gain products
            • Muscle/weight gain products for women
              • Religion and alternative medicine present a holistic approach for health and well-being
                • Functional products that originated from religion and alternative medicines
                  • Snack-attack: Micro portions could be the next phase of ‘healthy snacking’
                    • Micro-portioned snacks
                      • Health and beauty supplement containing plant-based ‘Superfoods’ support consumers’ top health concerns
                        • Health and beauty supplement containing ‘Superfoods’
                        • Looking to the Future

                            • 'Consumption with a purpose' concept will continuously add value in product innovations
                              • Figure 7: Consumers who agree that the health-promoting benefits of natural foods (e.g. fruits and vegetables) are preferable to the added benefits of functional foods, selected European countries, 2016
                              • Figure 8: Global food, drink, and VMS launch, selected better-for-you claims, 2013- 16
                            • Personalized nutrition approach could manage diabetes, according to a study
                              • Vegan and vegetarian claims in supplements will continue to soar
                                • Figure 9: Purchase influencers of VMS, US, June 2016
                                • Figure 10: Global vitamin and dietary supplement launches with vegan or vegetarian claims, 2013 -16
                                • Figure 11: Global vegan and vegetarian VMS launches, % by selected claims, 2013 -16
                            • The Analyst’s View

                              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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