Post Categories: March 2013

Global Industry News

Snacking is increasing in nearly every market around the world, with the fastest growth in countries such as China, Brazil and Russia. By 2015, the global snack-foods market is expected to reach $335 billion.
– AdAge

Sales of frozen breakfast foods are sizzling, climbing 5% in 2012 to $2.8 billion per year. The biggest gains were in handheld foods, such as breakfast sandwiches, which grew nearly 9%.
– Progressive Grocer

Showrooming (looking at products in-store but eventually buying them online) is a growing global phenomenon. China leads the way, with 26% of shoppers engaging in showrooming, trailed by India (13%) and the United States (7%).