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.
Despite South Africans' roller-coaster sentiment during 2016, they have continued to spend, highlighting a clear disconnect between the South African psyche and actual purchase behaviour. Nielsen's Alisa Wingfield uncovers what this means for manufacturers and retailers.