The confectionery sector is highlighted in the latest research in the just-food store, with reports looking at the future direction of the category and the potential for the industry in emerging markets.

Future directions in confectionery
This report provides comprehensive insight into growth opportunities within the global confectionery market. It focuses on key emerging markets and new prospects in developed markets. It is an essential read for anyone involved in this popular category.

Confectionery: Advanced Emerging Markets (Brazil, Hungary, Mexico, Poland, South Africa, Taiwan) Industry Guide
The report includes easily comparable data on market value, volume, segmentation and market share for the advanced emerging markets confectionery markets, plus full five-year market forecasts. It examines future problems, innovations and potential growth areas within the market.

Sustainability Strategy Leaders in the Global Food & Drinks Industry
Sustainability is increasingly considered to be a key strategic priority and many companies are setting sustainability targets hand in hand with improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. This new publication profiles a number of leading multinationals detailing their efforts to improve and implement their respective sustainability strategies.

Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages in the U.S., 3rd Edition
Many people are gluten-free out of necessity, because they suffer from celiac disease or a food allergy. But a growing number are gluten-free by choice, as evidence emerges that this diet may treat medical conditions ranging from autism in children to rheumatoid arthritis in adults. This report investigates the trends and issues.

South Africa: Food and Beverages Industry Guide
You will find this an essential resource for top-level data and analysis of this industry. It includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, textual analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape. The leading companies are also profiled.

10 Key Trends in Food, Nutrition & Health 2011
This is the food and beverage industry’s most important guide to the business trends in nutrition and health. Companies all over the world already use this trend analysis to aid their innovation, R&D and marketing strategies. It provides unrivalled practical insights and is a must read.

Social Media and Technology in the U.S. Foodservice Industry: Trends and Opportunities for an Emerging Market
The convergence of social media, mobile devices and consumer lifestyles is ushering in a new era of restaurant-consumer interaction, opening new doors for restaurant operators to build customer relationships and sales opportunities. This report is essential for anyone needing to understand and leverage social media and technology platforms to enhance their bottom lines.

Ethnic foods 2011
Ethnic foods are fast becoming a staple element of the population’s diet, which suggests a positive outlook for the market. This report looks at the continuing demand for innovative and authentic ethnic foods causing suppliers to produce new products to attract further revenue.