The latest batch of reports from the just-food research store includes innovation trends in ice cream and desserts, chocolate in emerging markets and savoury snacks in Europe.

Consumer and Innovation Trends in Desserts and Ice Cream
As consumer trends drive innovation and purchase behaviour, it is increasingly vital to understand how to shape products to best meet them. This brief outlines the most important consumer and product trends impacting the desserts and ice cream category globally.

Successes and Failures Case Study: Stark Naked Pesto
Brands can significantly benefit from developing an in-depth understanding of the reasons for the success and failure of new product launches or marketing campaigns. This case study outlines how Stark Naked Pesto was withdrawn from the market following prosecution for making false claims as to the origin of ingredients used and freshness of the brand.

MarketWatch Food – May 2013
This month’s rundown of the latest launches from the food industry looks at how hot drinks are beginning to inspire preserve manufacturers, with a line of tea-infused jams and a sweet spread based on coffee beans making their debut in Europe. Elsewhere, a US baby food producer is taking a novel approach to the issue of packaging waste.

Chocolate Market in Emerging Markets: Market Guide to 2017
This report provides detailed, analytical and well-presented information on chocolate consumption trends in emerging markets. This incisive market research report presents historic and forecast consumption volumes and values, segmented by brand share, distribution channel, category and geography.

The Savoury Snacks Market in Major Seven West European Countries
The report is produced at the time of order to ensure that it is as up to date as possible. It consists essentially of hard data provided in the form of flow charts and data tables. It provides a unique strategic vision of the seven West European countries with their market shares and major brands by country and product.

Barry Callebaut in Ingredients (World)
This company profile offers detailed strategic analysis of the company’s business, examining its performance in the ingredients industry. The report examines company shares by region and sector, product developments, market and distribution strategies, challenges from the competition and future prospects. Use it to understand opportunities and threats facing the business and the factors driving success.

ForeSights: Adult Baby Food
Food pouches are squeezable packs of ready-to-eat liquidized ingredients, which have gained significant popularity in recent years in the baby and toddler market as a more convenient format than traditional jar food. As consumers increasingly seek convenient food formats, there is significant potential for the baby food pouch to cross into the adult market. This report investigates.

Global Food Industry Survey 2013-2014 – Market Trends, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies in the Global Food Industry
This report is the result of an extensive survey drawn from an exclusive panel of leading food processing and manufacturing companies. The report provides the reader with a definitive analysis of the industry outlook and explores how opportunities and demand are set to change in 2013-2014. Additionally, this report also presents comparative analysis between four years of survey results.