NOVEMBER 28TH – NOVEMBER 30TH, FRANKFURT, GERMANY

This year Mintel will be presenting the latest food and drink trends and feature exciting topics during the various conferences, presentations and product tastings. Bringing research to life and investigating trends, Mintel experts provide real market examples and forecast how the trends will shape the future of the industry.

Join us for one or all of the following topics each day:

 

CONFERENCE – DISCOVERY THEATRE

Trends in sugar & sweeteners
Consumers across Europe are trying to reduce the amount of sugar they consume, but sweeteners aren’t always liked by consumers either. What do consumers think about sugar and sweeteners, and which claims are important to them?This presentation will look at recent trends in sugar and sweetener ingredients, as well as some innovative emerging clean-label solutions to sugar reduction.
Wednesday 29th November 12.20 – 12.50: Emma Schofield, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel

 

Next Generation Clean Label
Savvy consumers are asking more questions about how their food is made. Looking forward, products will need to satisfy a greater number of requirements to meet consumers’ and regulators’ demands as expectations for clean labels and healthy products evolve. This presentation will look at clean label trends and explore what the future holds for next generation clean label products.
Wednesday 29th November 14.30 – 15.00: Stephanie Mattucci, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel 

 

MINTEL STAND 0R81 – Hall 8

Food & Drink Trends Preview – Self Fulfilling practices (incl. product tastings)
The frantic pace of modern life, constant connectivity, pervasive distrust and contentious tones
in politics and the media have caused many consumers to look for ways to escape negativity in
their lives. As more consumers find modern life to be hectic and stressful, flexible and balanced diets will become integral elements of self-care routines.
Tuesday 28th November 11.00 – 11.25: Alex Beckett, Global Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel
Wednesday 29th November 11.00 – 11.25: Alex Beckett, Global Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel
Thursday 30th November 11.00 – 11.25: Katya Witham, Senior Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel

 

Trends in sugar & sweeteners
Consumers across Europe are trying to reduce the amount of sugar they consume, but sweeteners aren’t always liked by consumers either. What do consumers think about sugar and sweeteners, and which claims are important to them?This presentation will look at recent trends in sugar and sweetener ingredients, as well as some innovative emerging clean-label solutions to sugar reduction.
Tuesday 28th November 11.30 – 11.45: Emma Schofield, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel
Wednesday 29th November 11.30 – 11.45: Emma Schofield, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel
Thursday 30th November 11.30 – 11.45: Emma Schofield, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel

 

Food & Drink Trends Preview – New Sensations (incl. product tastings)
Encounters that appeal to multiple senses can provide consumers with escapes from the routine
and stress of their lives, opportunities to make memories or generate “like-worthy” social media
posts. In 2018, the sound, feel and satisfaction that texture provides will become
more important to companies and consumers alike.
Tuesday 28th November 12.00 – 12.25: Alex Beckett, Global Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel
Wednesday 29th November 12.00 – 12.25: Alex Beckett, Global Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel
Thursday 30th November 12.00 – 12.25: Katya Witham, Senior Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel

 

Food & drink innovation:  winners and losers
What’s selling in the food & drink market place and where are the ‘hot spots’ of new product activity? What are we seeing in terms of innovation and renovation? Who are the winners and losers? This presentation will take a look at food & drink new product development in Europe and North America, and provide insight into what’s working, and why.
Wednesday 29th November 12.30 – 13.00

 

What’s driving the European organic market – a consumer perspective?
Organic certification: a ticket to success or a symbol of confusion? Mintel’s latest research explores European consumers’ fascinating attitudes towards organic food and drink, and highlights the challenges and opportunities faced by manufacturers.
Tuesday 28th November 13.00 – 13.15: Alex Beckett, Global Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel
Wednesday 29th November 13.00 – 13.15: Katya Witham, Senior Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel
Thursday 30th November 13.00 – 13.15: Katya Witham, Senior Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel

 

Food & Drink Trends Preview – Science Fare
Technology is being used to engineer solutions for our stretched global food supply. This technological revolution is playing out in manufacturing as some forward-looking companies are developing solutions to replace traditional farms and factories with scientifically engineered ingredients and finished products. This presentation will cover recent innovations and explore the potential new technology has to reach consumers.
Tuesday 28th November 13.30 – 13.55: Stephanie Mattucci, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel
Wednesday 29th November 13.30 – 13.55: Stephanie Mattucci, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel
Thursday 30th November 13.30 – 13.55: Stephanie Mattucci, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel

 

Ingredients to watch (incl. product tastings)
Consumers are embracing new ideas and new food and drink ingredients faster than ever before. This presentation looks at what the next kale or the next quinoa is? Which ingredients will catch consumers attention in 2018 and why? Beyond flavour, ingredients, with new textures, colours and health benefits appeal to today’s social-media influenced consumer.
Tuesday 28th November 14.00 – 14.15: Emma Schofield, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel
Wednesday 29th November 14.00 – 14.15: Emma Schofield, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel
Thursday 30th November 14.00 – 14.15: Emma Schofield, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel

 

Emerging beverage flavour trends (incl. product tastings)
The war on sugar rumbles on, but the level of innovation in soft drinks in 2017 is brimming with imagination. With category blurring at full throttle, Mintel cuts through the noise to analyse the latest flavour trends. Product samples will be provided.
Tuesday 28th November 14.30 – 14.45: Alex Beckett, Global Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel
Wednesday 29th November 14.30 – 14.45: Katya Witham, Senior Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel
Thursday 30th November 14.30 – 14.45: Katya Witham, Senior Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel

 

Next Generation Clean Label (incl. product tastings)
Savvy consumers are asking more questions about how their food is made. Looking forward, products will need to satisfy a greater number of requirements to meet consumers’ and regulators’ demands as expectations for clean labels and healthy products evolve. This presentation will look at clean label trends and explore what the future holds for next generation clean label products.
Tuesday 28th November 15.30 – 15.45: Stephanie Mattucci, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel
Wednesday 29th November 15.30 – 15.45: Stephanie Mattucci, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel
Thursday 30th November 15.30 – 15.45: Stephanie Mattucci, Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel

 

Healthy Lifestyles Trends
Alternatives are everywhere and it’s no longer just about ‘substitutes’. Free from foods (meat-free, dairy-free, gluten-free…) continue to grow, driven by flexitarianism and healthy lifestyle diets. The rate of growth, and the significant changes to consumer behaviour in recent years, mean that we’re seeing a real ‘diet revolution’. This presentation will look at consumers, markets and innovation, highlighting some of the key developments and potential future directions.
Tuesday 28th November 16.30 – 17.00
Wednesday 29th November 16.30 – 17.00

 

For more information on Food Ingredients Europe 2017, please click here. 

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