Dietary Preferences To Drive China Seasonings, Dressings & Sauces Growth

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered consumer dietary habits and preferences, spurring more demand for seasonings, dressings & sauces. The Chinese seasonings, dressings & sauces market is projected to grow from CNY152.2bn ($22.2bn) in 2021 to CNY203.8bn ($30bn) by 2026, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6%, forecasts GlobalData,…

Keto, The Most Mentioned Diet Trend On Social Media In 2021!

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a shift towards ‘healthy and nutritious’ eating habits and diet plans. People have started to follow diet plans, which mostly manage weight, stress and immunity against the novel virus. Against this backdrop, Social Media Analytics Platform (identifies and tracks the emerging consumer trends, pain…

Adoption Of Robotics And Automation Technologies In APAC Foodservice Sector

COVID-19 pandemic and its prolonged impact have led to the fast-tracking of robotics and automation technologies’ implementation in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) foodservice sector. These automated platforms can complement human efforts, and thereby elevate the labor productivity, service efficiency, profitability, and overall consumer experience. The APAC has become the global hub for…

Understanding Evolving Market Dynamics To Meet Growing Demand For Alternative Protein Products

Soaring appetite for livestock-based products are creating prolonged and persistent environmental and social issues. As a result, changing consumer behaviour towards alternative protein options—due to health awareness as well as animal welfare, disruptive R&D technologies, new product launches, and subsequently venture capital (VC) investments are driving the growth of the…

Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) Offers New Opportunities To APAC Retailers Amidst COVID-19 Scenario

The benefits offered by the direct-to-consumer (DTC) model make it very attractive and lucrative for both ‘well-established’ as well as upcoming retailers operating in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, especially amidst the current COVID-19 scenario, says GlobalData. Vijay Bhupathiraju, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, says: “Retailers in the APAC region that have…

Coca-Cola Trials New Plastic-Free Packaging In Vital Sustainability Movement

The Coca-Cola Company is trialling its first paper bottle prototype, which consists of a paper shell with a recyclable plastic lining and cap, in Hungary. Following the news, Alice Popple, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Coca-Cola trialling a new paper bottle comes…

Meal Replacement Trends In China As Consumers Seek Fitness F&B Products Amid COVID-19

With obesity suggested and accepted to increase the risk of severe symptoms and complications of COVID-19, 44 percent consumers in China are interested and actively buying food and beverage (F&B) specifically designed to support fitness/exercise. These health-conscious Chinese consumers are turning to the meal-replacement trend for combating weight management issues and…

APAC Consumers Drinking Less Alcohol And More Health Wellbeing Products

Teetotalism trends in the Asia-Pacific region are becoming increasingly prevalent, with approximately *3three out of four (71 percent) of consumers drinking less alcohol in August 2020, according to a survey by leading data and analytics company GlobalData. However, the adoption of alternative soft drinks remains low, at only one in…
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