If you had been a canny investor back in 2008, you could have done a lot worse than make a substantial bet on upmarket ice cream futures. The price of vanilla beans has rocketed from as little as $25 per kilo eight years ago up to $240 at the end of 2016. it will reach as much as $450 per kilo by the middle of 2017. Even by the standards of volatile prices in this is exceptional.
US food-beverage design and development firm, , develops concepts and formulates products across many channels within the food world, including food-away-from-home, FMCG, ingredients, and others. It's president and chief innovation officer, , outlines the macro trends that will intrigue and inspire her company this year.
Euromonitor International has released its annual “Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2017” report, which analyses the trends that will shape the consumer landscape this year. Authenticity and personalisation are key attributes to customers.