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Gluten-free beauty is on the rise

The growing awareness of gluten-related illnesses, such as coeliac disease, is encouraging those looking to remove gluten from their diets

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Wheat germ

Benefits of wheat germ hidden behind gluten’s dark shadow

Despite its many nutritional benefits, it may be a difficult time for wheat germ, given the current public opinion on

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Unwrapping the takeaways from the Global Food and Beverage Packaging Summit

Last week, Mintel took part in the Global Food & Beverage Packaging Summit in Chicago. Many of the industries' biggest names

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UV Protection in Beauty and Personal Care: A global perspective

At this time of year, many consumers around the world are thinking about time off and stocking up on sun

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Thought Bubble: TGI Fridays offers “Endless Appetizers”

Thought Bubble is a regular feature on the Mintel blog highlighting multiple viewpoints on one topic from Mintel’s team of

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Prince George’s First Birthday: What’s top of the future heir’s wishlist?

Today marks Prince George’s first birthday - a year on and it’s safe to say this fashion forward first year

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Top 6 trends driving opportunities in small business cards

Small business credit cards represent a hot opportunity in payments right now. Here are six reasons why: As a result, small

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Baby toiletries

A toothpaste that fights the common cold—and three other products on US dads’ personal care wish list

In the past few years, children’s personal care (CPC) product sales have fluctuated greatly, with total US retail sales reaching

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German sausages: Will the makers meat their match?

News this week broke of price-fixing agreements that have been practiced over several decades during regular meetings of sausage producers,

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What’s Your Flavour? 2014 global ice cream trends

“Have you ever spent days and days and days making up flavors of ice cream that no one's ever eaten

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