Food Flavors and Ingredients Outlook 2009
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The dramatic economic events that unfolded on the world stage in 2008 were accompanied by fear, sheer panic and the realization that it is impossible to isolate serious problems on Wall Street from those on Main Street. With this as the backdrop heading into 2009, perceptions of the health of the overall economy and personal financial security will have a major impact on what consumers will eat and drink, both at home and away. The focus of this report, as in years past, is to highlight the flavor and ingredient trends anticipated in 2009 along with valuable insights relevant to the foodservice and retail markets.
In this edition, Packaged Facts takes a look at seven key categories that will drive flavor and ingredient trends in the coming years. To gauge how trends are (or are not) moving forward, we’ve included our expectations for last year, along with predictions for 2009 for each of the following categories:
- Global Flavors
- Local & Organic
- Imports, Food Safety
- Health & Wellness
- Savory Selections
- Sweet Salvation
Read an excerpt from this report below.Report Methodology
The information in Food Flavors and Ingredients Outlook 2009 is based on both primary and secondary research. Primary research involved on-site examination of the retail place, interviews with marketing, public relations and industry analysts within the food market and consultants to the industry. Secondary research entailed data-gathering from relevant trade, business, and government sources, including company literature and blogs.
What You’ll Get in this Report
Food Flavors & Ingredients Outlook 2009 makes important predictions and recommendations on the key drivers that will affect the food industry in 2009. Those drivers that will impact flavors and ingredients for foodservice and retail heading into 2009 include the recession, food inflation, health and wellness, and heightened consumer awareness and interest in environmentally friendly consumption decisions.
No other market research report provides the comprehensive analysis that Food Flavors and Ingredients Outlook 2009 offers.
How You Will Benefit from this Report
Any food/beverage company that markets its products in the United States will find this report invaluable, as it provides a comprehensive package of information and insight on the changing nutritional mindset and the consumer palate not offered in any other single source. The fifth edition of Packaged Facts’ annual view into the food industry’s crystal ball analyzes how changing consumer preferences are affecting top ingredient trends, highlights what's hot and what's not, and discusses how flavor trends are moving through the retail and foodservice arenas.