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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

Table of contents

  1. Overview

        • Figure 1: Global Market Performance, Retail Sugar and Sweeteners
        • Figure 2: Global Market Performance, Table Sauces
        • Figure 3: Retail NPD activity table Sauces*, seasonings and sweeteners, global, by region, 2015
        • Figure 4: Top 5 on pack claims retail table sauce*, seasoning and sweetener launches, global, 2015
        • Figure 5: Top five most active branded companies, retail table sauce*, seasoning and sweetener launches, global 2015
    • The Big Stories

      • Increasing Asian focus for new sweetener activity as Americas activity slows
        • Figure 6: Retail market performance sugars and sweeteners, five year volume CAGR to 2015, largest markets per region
        • Figure 7: Yearly change in the number of new table top sugar and sweetener launches, global by sub-category and region, 2015 vs 2014
        • Figure 8: Types of sugar substitutes considered “natural”, US, February 2015
      • Simple and pure: free-from claims rise in prominence
        • Figure 9: Interest in natural claims for condiments, by age and gender, US, 2015
        • Figure 10: Natural factors influencing table sauce choice, selected European markets, 2015
        • Figure 11: Incidence of natural claims for retail table sauce* launches, global, 2015 vs 2014
      • Seasonings push category boundaries to create new usage opportunities
        • Figure 12: Consumer attitudes towards food innovation, by age, UK, May 2015
        • Figure 13: Attitudes to white spirits, by generation, US, June 2015
    • Notable Products of the Past Year

        • Raw and natural claims feature on sugars and sugar substitutes
          • Seasonings move beyond flavour and embrace craft artisanal appeal
            • Table sauce flavour diversification
            • Looking to the Future

              • Seasonings provenance becomes a feature as natural claims become ubiquitous
                • Figure 14: Important factors in buying sauces and seasonings, China, August 2015
                • Figure 15: Use of natural claims on new retail seasoning launches, global by region, 2015
              • Low calorie sugar – naturally
                • Figure 16: Types of sugar and sugar substitutes used, by demographics, US, February 2015
                • Figure 17: Consumer perception if sugar and sweeteners are good for health, France and Germany, 2015
              • Kraft-Heinz redefining industry drivers
                  • Figure 18: Leading companies retail condiments, MULO sales by value, US, 52 weeks ending Sept. 7, 2014
              • 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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