Mintel’s extensive international media coverage continues, with our successful story on Britain’s breakfast habits making the front page of Le Figaro in France achieving the status of “histoire du jour”. The story, from our latest report on Bread and Baked Goods UK, which highlights how Brits are shunning toast and muffins for more international breakfast foods such as brioche and pain au chocolat was also featured on the Yahoo France, and Bursorama. Meanwhile, in the UK, it appeared on BakeryInfo, Talking Retail, Food Manufacture, Bakery and Snack and The Daily Star. News of starting breakfast the French way also spread to Xin Msn in Singapore and The Malaysian Insider.

Onto beauty, last weekend The Times (Magazine) featured Mintel’s latest cosmetic surgery research. According to a recent Mintel report, the UK cosmetic surgery industry is worth