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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.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  1. Overview

        • Figure 1: Sugar and sweeteners, retail market per capita consumption, 2016*
        • Figure 2: Sugar and sweeteners, global market performance
        • Figure 3: Table sauces, global market performance
        • Figure 4: Top 5 on pack claims retail condiments*, seasonings and sweetener launches, global, 2016
        • Figure 5: Retail NPD activity in condiments*, seasonings and sweeteners, top five countries, 2016
    • The Big Stories

        • Rise of alternative sugars
          • Figure 6: Retail Sugar market volume, compound annual growth rates, last five years, selected markets
          • Figure 7: Use of selected natural and suitable for claims on sucrose launches, global, 2013-16
          • Figure 8: Interest in natural claims when buying sugar and sweeteners, selected European markets, by age, 2016
          • Figure 9: Selected plant-based ingredient use, other natural sweetener launches, global, 2015-16
        • Clean and simple sauces and seasonings
          • Figure 10: Importance of natural claims on consumers’ “ideal” condiment, by age cohort, US, September 2016
          • Figure 11: Attributes consumers link with premium sauce and seasoning products, China, August 2016
          • Figure 12: Selected natural or suitable-for claims, Unilever sauce and seasoning launches, global, 2014-16
        • Millennial foodies’ desire to become better cooks is good news for seasonings
          • Figure 13: Cooking frequency, attitudes, skill level, US, 2012-16
          • Figure 14: Cooking styles, selected European markets, Q4 2016
          • Figure 15: Net change* in cooking method in last six months, China, August 2016
      • Notable Products

          • Innovative mayonnaise and chutneys drive value from waste
            • Innovative mayo, chutneys and pickles reclaim waste foods
              • Rare sugars promise a sweeter future
                • Rare sugars promise a sweeter future
                  • Packaging remains the last bastion for lack of adventure
                    • Few launches use packaging to create on shelf point of difference
                    • Looking to the Future

                        • Demand for wellness suggests potential of ‘spice blends with benefits’
                            • Figure 16: Use of functional food or added health claims on new launches, seasonings vs wider food and drink market, global by region, 2016
                            • Figure 17: Selected attitudes towards sauces and seasonings, China, August 2016
                          • Searching for the next Sriracha
                            • Figure 18: Use of selected “chilli” flavour descriptions, table sauces, global by region, 2016
                            • Figure 19: Penetration of hot sauce, hot pepper & Sriracha, US by age cohort, September 2016
                            • Figure 20: Selected attitudes towards flavours, selected European markets, Q3 2016
                          • The future is increasingly fresh
                            • Figure 21: Interest in fresh table sauces and dressings sold chilled, by income, UK, September 2016
                            • Figure 22: Percentage of chilled table sauce* or seasoning launches, global by region, 2015-16
                        • 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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