Trends in Prepared Foods 2017: Exploring trends in meat, fish and
seafood; pasta, noodles and rice; prepared meals; savory deli food;
soup; and meat substitutes” report to their offering.
The report “Top Trends in Prepared Foods 2017”. Outlines the key consumer
and innovation trends currently impacting the core categories in
prepared food: meat, fish. Seafood. Pasta, noodles. Rice.
explored in this research include the meat-free and ethical movements,
premiumization and experimentation opportunities. Fresh and easy
solutions for everyday meals.
Consumers’. Diets are diverse. While most claim not to follow a
specific diet, there is a gradual shift occurring in response to health
trends. Interestingly, 44% of consumers in Germany follow a low-meat
diet, which is a significant increase from 2014 (26%). Similarly, 6% of
US consumers now claim to be vegan, up from just 1% in 2014.
Meal components and ingredients such as vegetables, meat. Staple
carbohydrates are consumed most frequently, compared to prepared foods
such as ready meals and sandwiches. Vegetables are the most frequently
consumed food globally, with a quarter of global consumers eating them
almost every day. Meat, fish. Poultry are also commonly consumed,
with 62% of global consumers eating them at least once a week.
Furthermore the majority of global consumers eat pasta, rice. Noodles
–. Staple parts of many cuisines –. At least once a week.
It's identified six key trends impacting innovation in prepared
Go Meat-Free: Rising veganism and awareness of the impact of meat
consumption are driving demand for meat-free products substitutes.
Premiumized Junk Food: High-quality ingredients can raise the image of
food categories that are traditionally seen as unhealthy.
Healthy Swaps: Consumers are becoming savvier about food ingredients,
so offering alternative prepared foods with enhanced health benefits
Inspiration Borrowers: Borrowing ideas from other food categories to
inspire novel innovations creates opportunities to attract
experimental consumers and capitalize on social media exposure.
Fresh and Easy: Time-scarce consumers seek convenience but also want
to cook their food with fresh and natural ingredients. Meal kits offer
both aspects to appeal to these consumers.
Ethical Eating: Consumers connect ethical and sustainable lifestyles
with wellbeing and wellness, creating demand for more ethical prepared
Key Topics Covered:
Innovation Trends in Prepared Foods
Premiumized Junk Food
Fresh and Easy
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