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  • Make-up in Brazil: An obsession with beauty and image

    23 October 2014

    The Brazilian beauty market is growing rapidly – despite Brazil’s receding economy. A new report by Canadean finds that the desire to look beautiful among young Brazilian women is stronger than the recession.

  • ‘Health halo’ surrounding protein resonates with UK consumers

    23 October 2014

    A new Canadean survey finds that consumers in the UK start acknowledging the importance of eating and drinking products that are high in protein. However, it also reveals that consumers do not have enough protein in their daily diets – a challenge and opportunity for manufacturers.

  • Looming price hikes and quality issues mean consumers will take greater notice of declining bee populations

    22 October 2014

    Recent action to halt declining bee populations shows how dwindling resources will impact both manufacturers and consumers. Consumers will begin to truly take notice of environmental issues when the price of products increases and the quality decreases, with manufacturers limited by the resources on offer. This time is closer than many think.

  • Forget on-the-go: UK uses liquid water enhancers at home

    20 October 2014

    The rapid growth of liquid water enhancers as an on-the go product across the US has encouraged manufacturers to target the same market in the UK, but the different consumer needs call for an alternative marketing approach.

  • Difficulty in opening tinned food will drive demand for alternative types of packaging

    14 October 2014

    A new survey by Canadean finds that one in five (22%) consumers consider tinned food difficult to open. With British consumers spending over £8 billion on the most convenient food products, manufacturers will increasingly adopt easier to open packs such as pouches for vegetables, soups, meat, and fish.

  • Consumers still hot for spicy food

    08 October 2014

    Canadean’s analyst Sam Allen comments on the growing popularity of all things spicy, from Nando’s ‘Extra Hot Chicken Breasts’ to Tesco’s ‘Three Chilli Steak Burgers’ and ASDA’s ‘Habenero Chilli Peanuts.'

  • Rising demand for natural sweeteners

    07 October 2014

    New Canadean report on non-caloric sweeteners: The concerns about obesity and related health problems plus sugar taxes in many countries have stimulated the market for non-caloric sweeteners. Particularly the natural plant-derived sweeteners such as Stevia are getting popular as more people look for natural products.

  • Beverage industry is wising up to an aging population

    02 October 2014

    Although historically the marketing of soft drinks was focused on the youth market with the key age bracket of 10-24 year olds, Canadean detects great opportunities in targeting the growing aging population.

  • UK prefers vegetables over miracle health cure products

    02 October 2014

    A majority of UK consumers are distrustful of food and drinks products that offer a magic bullet health solution. Instead, they opt for traditional health foods such as fruit and vegetables, finds new survey by Canadean.

  • Energy drinks sales skyrocket – despite health concerns

    01 October 2014

    Although energy drinks producers report record sales, a new survey by Canadean finds that over half of energy drink consumers in the UK believe that the drinks are bad for their health. To secure the success of this fast-growing market, producers need to come up with healthier recipes and ingredients.