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Pasta, Rice & Noodles - 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

        • Figure 1: Global market performance 2015, pasta
        • Figure 2: Global market performance 2015, rice
        • Figure 3: Top five markets, volume retail sales, 2015*
        • Figure 4: Leading claims, % of shelf stable pasta launches, by region, 2015
        • Figure 5: Leading claims, % of rice launches, by region, 2015
    • The Big Stories

      • No-drain pasta spearheads renewed interest in convenient offerings
        • Figure 6: Convenience-related claims by region, % of pasta launches, 2015
        • Figure 7: Product attributes buyers look for in pasta by demographics, US, January 2015
      • Rice makes new history with ancient grains in the UK
        • Figure 8: Usage of quinoa, by country, Europe, 2015
      • Asian instant noodle brands turn to vegetables to bolster their healthy image*
        • Figure 9: Instant noodles per capita consumption, total retail sales (volume) and growth, selected Asian countries, 2014
    • Notable Products

        • Notable products of 2015
        • Looking to the Future

          • Farm-to-table grain movements could stimulate new pasta and rice innovation
            • Barilla are shaping the future of cooking with Cucina Barilla
                • Figure 10: Attitudes towards cooking, Italy, Q1 2015
              • Organic pasta is an undeveloped opportunity in the US
                • Figure 11: Leading countries, launches of organic, shelf stable pasta, % of shelf stable pasta, 2015
                • Figure 12: Reasons for purchasing organics, US, December 2014
            • The Analyst’s View

              Pasta, Rice & Noodles - Global Annual Review - 2016

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