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Americas: Researchers find large food portion sizes prevail in five countries...

A new multi-country study finds that large, high-calorie portion sizes in fast food and full service restaurants is not a problem unique to the...

Americas: Packaging machines demand soar as market conditions improve, report

Improved economic conditions in emerging nations, changing dietary preferences globally, and a rising demand for nutritious and ready-to-eat food products are driving demand for...

Americas: Plant-based foods on the rise, report

Eight in 10 US survey respondents have changed their or their family’s diet to try to be healthier, with over 39% of them have...

Asia Pacific: Naturally flavored hot drinks to thrive, report

Rising disposable incomes, busy life styles and growing health awareness levels among many millennial consumers in Asia Pacific are driving the demand for hot...

Americas: Meal kits offer the convenience that consumers want

When meal kit subscription services came on the scene a few years back, they stirred up a lot of buzz and consumers gave them...

Europe: Consumers still like things sweet, report

Across the 10 highest consuming nations for both sugar confectionery and gum, consumption is increasing, with compound annual growth rates ranging from 0.5 percent...

Europe: French consumers read ingredient, nutritional labels

While consumers in France value both ingredient and nutrition labels, they prioritize ingredient labels, according to a survey by Tate & Lyle. To coincide with...

Americas/Europe: Consumers want to eat more fish, report

More residents in the US and UK would like to consume more fish, according to new research from Cargill. In its latest Feed4Thought survey, Cargill...

Americas: RTD coffee drinkers want functionality in beverages, report

US ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee consumers want options that include antioxidants (47%), promote brain health (40%), are anti-inflammatory (35%) or have added probiotics (30%), according...

Americas: Extending product shelf life with active and intelligent packaging

Thanks to their unique multi-functionality, active and intelligent packaging (A&IP) features are already in use for many consumer packaged goods. In particular, the food...