This week’s clutch of featured industry research from the just-food store highlights Brazil’s ice cream market, the future of functional food and beverages, and Cocoa.

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Trends & Opportunities in Heart-Healthy Consumer Packaged Goods
Use this report to see what some of the top heart health ingredients are, and how these ingredients are finding their way into packaged food, drink and supplement products, worldwide. Review the market for heart health ingredients as well as growth prospects for the future. Identify outstanding examples of innovation in heart health products.

The Future of Functional Food and Beverages: Cognitive Health
Functional food and beverages have moved beyond an emergent concept to become an established market, with the market benefitting from a widening appeal. This report identifies key target segments, growth drivers and strategies for success.

ICE CREAM

Ice Cream Market in Brazil to 2016: Market Profile
This market profile provides detailed data on dynamics in the Brazil ice cream market, providing marketers with the essential tools to understand their own, and their competitors’ position in the market and the information to accurately identify the areas where they want to compete in the future.

Ice Cream Market in Italy to 2016: Market Profile
This report brings together intelligence, research, modelling and analysis expertise in order to develop uniquely detailed market data. This allows domestic and foreign companies to identify the market dynamics that account for ice cream sales overall and to discover which categories and segments will see growth in the coming years.

COCOA

Cocoa
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cocoa in Thousand Tons. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and African. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 66 companies including many key and niche players.

Cocoa – a “naturally functional” health ingredient at the tipping point?
Cocoa has the potential to be a naturally healthy ingredient as successful as cranberries and one that can help create new brands and even new categories. Beverages, dairy and snacks are the areas with most potential, thanks to growing consumer awareness of its health benefits and advances in processing technology that have taken it into new formats. This report investigates.

SNACKS

Ethnic/Traditional Snacks Market in France to 2016: Market Profile
Understand the market growth dynamics of the Ethnic/Traditional Snacks market in France from this report. Gain insight into the consumption patterns, detailed product sales segmentation and look at forecasts to understand the future pattern of market trends.

Ethnic/Traditional Snacks Market in India to 2016: Market Profile
This report brings together intelligence, research, modelling and analysis expertise in order to develop uniquely detailed market data. This allows domestic and foreign companies to identify the market dynamics that account for Ethnic/Traditional Snacks sales overall and to discover which categories and segments will see growth in the coming years.