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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: Pasta, global market performance
        • Figure 2: Rice, global market performance
        • Figure 3: Top 5 markets, volume retail sales, 2016*
        • Figure 4: Leading claims, shelf-stable pasta , by region, 2016
        • Figure 5: Leading claims, rice, by region, 2016
    • The Big Stories

        • Carbophobia continues to impact pasta sales*
          • Figure 6: Pasta and rice, compound annual growth rate, selected key markets, 2011 – 2015
          • Figure 7: Attitudes toward rice and grains by age, rice and grains are healthier than pasta – Any agree (%), US, January 2016
          • Figure 8: Above-the-line, online display and direct mail advertising expenditure in the pasta, rice and noodles category, UK, 2015
        • Low carb and anti-rice sentiment hits Asia*
          • Figure 9: Reasons for avoidance of ingredients/food types - Carbohydrates/Carbs (%), Indonesia, 2016
          • Figure 10: Total market rice sales (volume) and per capita consumption, Indonesia, 2013-2015
        • The inclusion of real meat elevates the quality of instant noodles
        • Notable Products

            • Naturally better-for-you pasta
              • Naturally better-for-you pasta
                • Wheat-free and better-for-you wheat pasta
                  • Wheat-free and better-for-you wheat pasta
                    • Luxury instant noodles and pasta
                      • Luxury instant noodles and pasta
                      • Looking to the Future

                          • Water efficiency is an emerging feature of innovative new rice launches
                            • Figure 11: Rice, natural and environmental claims, % of launches, global, 2012-2016
                          • 3D printing is a looming disruptive force for the pasta category
                            • Gluten-free instant noodles have an untapped opportunity
                            • 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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