S01 Ep3
Mintel Little Conversation
Innovation battle: Our favourite food and drink products launched in 2018

What do two consumer product innovation experts with 30 years of experience think about chickpea beer and probiotic ice cream? In this episode, we asked our global food and drink analysts to pick their favourite launches from 2018. Tune in to discover what makes a product truly stand out.

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What do two consumer product innovation experts with 30 years of experience think about chickpea beer and probiotic ice cream? In this episode, we asked our global food and drink analysts to pick their favourite launches from 2018. Tune in to discover what makes a product truly stand out.

PRODUCTS HIGHLIGHTED IN THIS EPISODE

Culture Republick Light Ice Cream + Probiotics

Socca Bièra Chickpea Beer


Alpro Origins Organic Roasted Italian Almond Drink*

Fora Faba Dairy-free Butter
The Good Spoon Vegan Mayo
Bakoma Senior Active Drinking Yogurt

*While innovative and well received by shoppers, the Alpro Origins range was discontinued after a trial period, as the brand decided to focus on their core product portfolio. This shows just how fast-paced and challenging the food and drink sector can be!

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David Jago
Director of Innovation and Insight
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