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  • Spanish brands compete with private label through aggressive pricing

    11 May 2015

    Private label growth in Spain is set to slow down as branded manufactures respond with aggressive pricing and promotional strategies. Canadean investigates how store own brands can make their products stand out on the shelf.

  • The ‘Big Night In’ in Poland: Dining in on a budget with family and friends

    07 May 2015

    A new Canadean survey shows that Polish consumers enjoy eating out, but are feeling financially challenged. Thus, many consumers opt for the ‘Big Night In’ to socialise with family and friends instead of going out – a trend that looks like a win-win situation for retailers and manufacturers alike.

  • Young Chinese under immense pressure to look good and succeed in life

    05 May 2015

    Younger adults in China are under more pressure than ever to be successful and look good, taking more drastic steps to try and achieve the desired image. According to Canadean, industry players should take a more holistic approach towards what constitutes beauty and avoid perpetuating stereotypes.

  • Sleep-deprived Americans turn to relaxing food and drinks before bed-time

    01 May 2015

    Approximately half of all consumers in the US are suffering from sleep deprivation – something that has huge implications on the wellbeing of society and opportunities for products that aid relaxation.

  • Shorter lunch breaks in Ireland present opportunity for FMCG

    29 April 2015

    Shorter lunch times mean that one out of five Irish consumers skip on lunch almost every day, finds a new global consumer survey by Canadean. However, this presents a great opportunity for FMCG companies which need to bring convenient, tasty and comforting lunch options to the table.

  • Global packaged water consumption to overtake carbonates in 2015

    21 April 2015

    Historically carbonates have led global soft drinks consumption, but according to Canadean’s latest forecasts, 2015 will see packaged water overtake carbonates.

  • Two in five consumers want to improve bone health with calcium and vitamin D enriched products

    15 April 2015

    Two in five British consumers want to improve their bone health, presenting ample opportunity for brands to help prevent or manage this rapidly growing health concern. However, there is still work to be done in convincing consumers of all ages about the importance of calcium and vitamin D.

  • Peruvians looking to combat obesity issues

    14 April 2015

    A Canadean survey shows that nine out of ten Peruvians want to improve their waistline over the next 12 months, while almost half plan to eat smaller portion sizes. However, consumers in Peru are still struggling to maintain a healthy diet, posing a challenge to food and beverage manufacturers.

  • Could tea thaw the frosty Russian drinks market?

    10 April 2015

    Due to persistent international tensions and the rising cost of raw materials, the drinks market in Russia is forecast to suffer a decline in 2015. However, the hot drinks market presents an opportunity, finds new report by Canadean.

  • A drink for all occasions

    08 April 2015

    Welcome to the inaugural edition of Beverage Packaging Innovation, I hope that within these pages you will find the most recent and exciting information from the drinks industry.