This week’s clutch of featured industry research from the just-food store highlights global food retail, functional food and beverages and baking ingredients in China.

Growth Opportunities in Sports Nutrition
This report details the opportunities, legislative pressures and product concepts driving the sport nutrition industry. Insight is offered as regards the development of the market over the next four years together with the trends that will drive the sector over this period.

The Future of Functional Food and Beverages: Cognitive Health
The market for functional alertness/energizing products has shown signs of plateauing, particularly in more mature Western markets. The demand is being impacted by the failure of brands to tap into the potential of older demographics health concerns regarding caffeine and related ingredients and some products failing to meet consumer taste demands. This report investigates.

RETAIL

Food Retail: Global Industry Guide
This guide contains an executive summary and data on value, volume and segmentation. It provides textual analysis of the industry’s prospects, competitive landscape and profiles of the leading companies.

Food Retail – BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) Industry Guide
Food Retail – BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) industry guide is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the BRIC food retail industry. The report includes easily comparable data on market value, volume, segmentation and market share, plus full five year market forecasts.

INGREDIENTS

Some Like It Hot: Trends in Packaged Food Flavours and Ethnic Cuisine
This global briefing examines how packaged food companies are not only tapping into consumer demand for spicier flavours worldwide, they are also using these stronger flavours as a means of adding value, driving retail value sales and, ultimately, protecting their margins.

Baking Ingredients Market in China to 2016: Market Profile
This report brings together 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 Baking Ingredients sales overall and to discover which categories and segments will see growth in the coming years.

ORGANIC

Organic Food in the UK – Industry Market Research Report
Companies in the industry retail organic food and drink. The term organic refers to farming practices, and the subsequent food items produced, which prohibit the use of artificial fertilisers and pesticides. While organic farming and food processing are excluded, they are nonetheless important in the supply chain. This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors.

Top 200 Organic Food Manufacturers (Global)
The analysis in this report gives you unrivalled market and company intelligence using a simple graphical, numeric and model. Each company is individually analysed in both the company’s own currency, and US dollars for ease of use. These individual analyses highlight a company’s strengths and weaknesses instantly.