The UK soup market among subjects of featured research this week

The UK soup market among subjects of featured research this week

The featured research on sale in the just-food store this week includes a look at the innovation in intense sweetener stevia, analysis of the UK soup market and a report on the dairy sector in Germany.

Stevia: Adding Value Through Natural - The Resurgence of Reduced Sugar
This briefing explores stevia-related innovation in 2013 and highlights technological advances including steviol glycoside blends and further reducing sugar content to 50% to improve the taste profile. Stevia's potential as a weight management ingredient is also analysed by assessing the rise in reduced sugar carbonate consumption.

The Future of the Soups Market in the United Kingdom to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and Brand Share, Key Events and Competitive Landscape
This report presents detailed analysis on soup consumption trends in the UK, as well as historic and forecast sales volumes and values at market and category level. It also provides indispensable data on brand share, distribution channels, profiles of companies active in the global soup market along with latest industry news, in addition to mergers and acquisitions.

Market Focus: Trends and Developments in the Dairy Food Sector in Germany
The dairy food market in Germany is concentrated among a large number of regional companies and a few foreign multinationals. Leading German companies such as DMK, Muller and Karat are major players in a sector seeing consumers becoming more health-conscious, while seeking out value for money.

Sports Nutrition Market in Europe 2014-2018
The analysts in this report forecast the sports nutrition market in Europe will grow at a CAGR of 2.31% over the period 2013 to 2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing awareness about sports nutrition products. The market in Europe has also been witnessing the emergence of private label brands. However, the availability of counterfeit products in Europe could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

Ready meals in China
According to this report, ready meals are expected to see 10% current value growth in 2013 over the previous year, due to increased demand for convenience food and an increasingly rapid pace of life in China. While sales of eight-treasure congee within canned/preserved ready meals account for the largest share of sales, sales growth for these products is gradually declining as a result of maturity and consumers trading up.

Baking Mixes Market in Australia: Market Profile to 2017
This report analyses consumption volumes and values at market and category level. and examines the factors behind changes in the market between 2007 and 2012 and what could drive forecast growth in the sector.

Global Protein Ingredient Market 2014-2018

The global protein ingredient market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 6% over the period from 2013 to 2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing global health-conscious population. This report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with input from industry experts. The report covers regions including North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Cereal Production in the US - Industry Market Research Report
Operators in this industry acquire raw materials such as corn, wheat, flour, sugar, malt extract and rice that are processed into ready-to-eat and hot cereals.This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five-year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.