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Economic uncertainties and inflation have led Thai consumers to prioritise value for money and health-conscious choices when it comes to grocery shopping. The latest Mintel research presented in this year’s Thaifex Anuga 2024 reveals that 60% of Thais rank affordability as the top factor influencing their choice…
Thai food is characterized by authentic, bold, and diverse flavours. Moreover, the appeal of Thai cuisine and herbs is expanding as more consumers prioritise natural remedies for holistic health according to Mintel’s latest research on local Thai cuisines. Pimwadee (Sara) Aguilar, Director of Mintel Thailand Reports,…
Indian consumers are looking for healthier options for instant noodles, pasta, and soups: with over 61% market penetration for these three instant foods, there is indeed much room for improvement and innovation according to Mintel’s latest research. Tulsi Joshi, Principal Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel Reports…
In the summer of 2023, Thailand experienced record-breaking temperatures, soaring to an unprecedented high of 45.5°C, as reported. During times of extreme heat, consumers naturally turn to hydration to relieve thirst. Latest research from Mintel reveals that 70% of Thais have actively pursued adequate water consumption as part of their…
Mintel’s latest research highlights the increasing interest among Indian consumers in adopting functional foods as part of their quest for health and wellbeing. Multifunctionality is the most sought-after feature, indicating a far greater impact than products offering a single benefit (45% vs 18%). While energy (53%) and immunity (52%) top…
Mintel, the experts in what consumers want and why, has today (2 October 2023) announced three key trends that will shape global food and drink industries in the years ahead. In 2024, expect brands to help consumers live longer, healthier lives, balance their needs for health and pleasure and unlock…
Mintel has shared insights into the latest lifestyle, food and beverage trends driving the Thai senior consumer market during an appearance at this year’s Fi Asia Thailand exhibition.  As a country with an ageing population, Mintel’s research highlights the challenges and opportunities presented by this steadily increasing Thai demographic aged…
While yogurt/yogurt drinks* are an integral part of Indian meals, with a significant 84% of consumers saying they’ve eaten it in the last three months, new Mintel research reveals that nearly half (47%) of consumers are open to consuming more packaged yogurt and yogurt drinks if they…
Mintel releases its annual APAC Food and Drink Landscape report, exploring key consumer needs and opportunities for brands across three distinct areas: ageing consumers, brain health benefits, and indulgence. Silver Economy: Catering to an ageing population Nutrition is a key focus area among adults aged 55+. The report discusses…
Mintel, experts in what consumers want and why, recently partnered with the prominent industry press Foodaily to host an exclusive 'Innovation Seminar' in Beijing. This event brought together over fifty industry experts to delve into the strategies for innovation within the rapidly progressing beverage landscape.
81% of Canadians say they are adapting the meals they make to adjust to rising ingredient costs. More than six in ten consumers (63%) say ease is the most important factor when planning what meals to cook at home. 88% of Canadian consumers agree that self-made, scratch meals are more…
39% of consumers say they follow/would follow a sober curious lifestyle for physical health reasons and 29% for mental health reasons 71% of sober curious consumers worry about the long-term health effects of alcohol consumption 73% of consumers believe alcohol substitute drinks should be cheaper than alcoholic drinks The ‘sober…