Sial Group : Food and Wine Innovations, Trends, International Trade Shows http://www.sial-group.com/ Food & Beverage News - Les derniers articles hourly 1 eng-GB Food trade: It is thanks to the “drive” that France is number one for growth. http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Food-trade-It-is-thanks-to-the-drive-that-France-is-number-one-for-growth. anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Food-trade-It-is-thanks-to-the-drive-that-France-is-number-one-for-growth. 17 Sep 2014 11:28:28 +0200 South Korea is the leading world market for food e-commerce owing to exceptional penetration. But France holds the number one position for growth.  

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Assortment of goods SME are dominating the large manufacturers http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Assortment-of-goods-SME-are-dominating-the-large-manufacturers anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Assortment-of-goods-SME-are-dominating-the-large-manufacturers 11 Sep 2014 18:47:20 +0200 Nielsen highlights the health of the small and medium companies which are developing in terms of both market share and supply. A study which goes against the prevailing thought!

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Innovation: the most valuable predictor http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Innovation-the-most-valuable-predictor anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Innovation-the-most-valuable-predictor 11 Sep 2014 12:33:06 +0200 1964 - 2014, TRENDS…FASHIONS…products.

The first SIAL was held in Paris in 1964.

How did we see the future of food at the time, and how has it gradually developed over the past five decades? The great innovations and services, major shifts, important issues and significant events that have marked our lives and made them simpler. A small snapshot into some giant advances!

A “retro-prospective” developed by SIAL Paris in collaboration with XTC World Innovation. Find out more at SIAL Innovation from 19 to 23 October 2014 (hall 6). 

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Channels: Online grocery orders on the starting blocks in the USA http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Channels-Online-grocery-orders-on-the-starting-blocks-in-the-USA anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Channels-Online-grocery-orders-on-the-starting-blocks-in-the-USA 08 Sep 2014 14:33:23 +0200 In the country of the “drive thru”, online grocery orders are not known as “drives” as in France, or “click and collect” as in England, but “pick-up”. And it is a term that is being used more widely since this form of trade is starting to take off.  At long last!

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China's pork http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-s-pork-products-heading-to-Russia sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-s-pork-products-heading-to-Russia 05 Sep 2014 12:20:31 +0200 Chinese pork products will replace banned pork exports from the West, which are unlikely to win back their place in the Russian market even if the present ban is lifted, according to Russia's meat products watchdog. 

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Consumption sliced charcuterie: Symbol of the revitalisation of the market area? http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Consumption-sliced-charcuterie-Symbol-of-the-revitalisation-of-the-market-area anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Consumption-sliced-charcuterie-Symbol-of-the-revitalisation-of-the-market-area 02 Sep 2014 10:19:44 +0200 The French charcuterie industry federation published its annual balance sheet. A balance sheet from which there is a lot to learn... About society, about competitiveness in the industry and about retailer strategies!  

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Nestlé is still dominating the Top 50 of consumer food products http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Nestle-is-still-dominating-the-Top-50-of-consumer-food-products anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Nestle-is-still-dominating-the-Top-50-of-consumer-food-products 25 Aug 2014 14:11:23 +0200 The traditional ranking of world leaders in consumer food products by OC&C has delivered its verdict. Nestlé is still dominating the Top 50; but the event of the year was the appearance of a Chinese group in the ranking: Tingyi. 

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Dairy product imports http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Dairy-product-imports-to-witness-sharp-rise sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Dairy-product-imports-to-witness-sharp-rise 20 Aug 2014 11:12:02 +0200 China's imported dairy products will exceed 20 percent growth in 2014 as continued urbanization pushes up demand and a lack of large dairy farms limits supply, a bank report said on Tuesday.

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Specialised Channels: Biocoop is topping the organic market http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Specialised-Channels-Biocoop-is-topping-the-organic-market anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Specialised-Channels-Biocoop-is-topping-the-organic-market 12 Aug 2014 16:33:46 +0200 The leading distributor of organic food products in France currently has 345 stores, achieving a turnover of 580 million euros including tax, up 8.8%.

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Beef imports forecast to double by 2018 http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Beef-imports-forecast-to-double-by-2018 sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Beef-imports-forecast-to-double-by-2018 06 Aug 2014 11:23:20 +0200 Beef imports to China are likely to double by 2018, Rabobank Group said in a report on Wednesday.

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Organic farming - A market that is still going strong http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Organic-farming-A-market-that-is-still-going-strong anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Organic-farming-A-market-that-is-still-going-strong 05 Aug 2014 11:01:29 +0200 The organic farming sector continues to grow and the enthusiasm amongst the French for these products considered to be better for your health and for the environment is not diminishing. At the moment nearly one in two is consuming organic products at least once a month according to the Agence Bio/CSA barometer. 

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Consumption: The USA, the world's leading wine market (ahead of France) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Consumption-The-USA-the-world-s-leading-wine-market-ahead-of-France anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Consumption-The-USA-the-world-s-leading-wine-market-ahead-of-France 30 Jul 2014 11:11:11 +0200 France lost its place as the world’s leading wine market in 2013 to the USA. A first which is likely to last!

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Out-of-home consumption- Catering: no more than a slight improvement http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Out-of-home-consumption-Catering-no-more-than-a-slight-improvement anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Out-of-home-consumption-Catering-no-more-than-a-slight-improvement 15 Jul 2014 11:47:52 +0200 The level of activity in the restaurant industry is generally a good indicator of consumer sentiment. And of their inclination to consume. The year 2013 was just average in relation to this.

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Price war in France: Deflation is hitting the shelves http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Price-war-in-France-Deflation-is-hitting-the-shelves anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Price-war-in-France-Deflation-is-hitting-the-shelves 08 Jul 2014 10:59:31 +0200 In April, prices dropped again by 0.28%. Over a year, deflation has reached - 0.81% according to IRI. A situation, which is weighing heavily on retailer operating accounts. This is putting a strain on the business relationship with the manufacturers. 

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Spain: First step for Costco in continental Europe http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Spain-First-step-for-Costco-in-continental-Europe anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Spain-First-step-for-Costco-in-continental-Europe 01 Jul 2014 14:14:52 +0200 Last month in Seville Costco opened its first warehouse in continental Europe. Next stage: France, in 2015.

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Household Purchases - Consumer goods in Europe: volumes decrease, turnovers increase http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Household-Purchases-Consumer-goods-in-Europe-volumes-decrease-turnovers-increase anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Household-Purchases-Consumer-goods-in-Europe-volumes-decrease-turnovers-increase 01 Jul 2014 12:39:28 +0200 There are two ways of interpreting the state of mass consumer markets in Europe. According to the Nielsen Growth barometer, revenue is increasing. But only in relation to prices since volumes are negative.

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Society: The emergence of frugal consumption http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Society-The-emergence-of-frugal-consumption anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Society-The-emergence-of-frugal-consumption 16 Jun 2014 11:31:10 +0200 Characterized by its duration, its scope and its impact on purchasing power, the current economic crisis encourages the trend “consume less but better“.A frugality illustrated by Crédoc in one of its recent research papers.

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Study: Additional effort is required to meet the needs of seniors http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Study-Additional-effort-is-required-to-meet-the-needs-of-seniors anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Study-Additional-effort-is-required-to-meet-the-needs-of-seniors 10 Jun 2014 10:35:08 +0200 Seniors: a target which is both growing and attractive to brands and retailers in terms of purchasing power. However, it is also a target group which expects tailored products and services as shown by this study published by Nielsen.

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Study: The French use a smattering of organic products http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Study-The-French-use-a-smattering-of-organic-products anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Study-The-French-use-a-smattering-of-organic-products 02 Jun 2014 14:23:22 +0200 Organic products have well and truly made their mark in French consumption. This was highlighted in a recent BVA study commissioned by the discount website ma-Réduc.com.

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United Kingdom: Tesco in dire straits http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/United-Kingdom-Tesco-in-dire-straits anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/United-Kingdom-Tesco-in-dire-straits 26 May 2014 09:52:15 +0200 When presenting its annual results, the English retailer reported an operating income down by 6.7% (to £3.3 billion) for sales virtually stable at £71 billion.

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China: How Auchan is managing the Chinese retail leader (without being a majority shareholder!) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-How-Auchan-is-managing-the-Chinese-retail-leader-without-being-a-majority-shareholder! anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-How-Auchan-is-managing-the-Chinese-retail-leader-without-being-a-majority-shareholder! 19 May 2014 11:34:42 +0200 This is a first in China for Auchan. The French group is controlling the market leader without being a majority shareholder. This, however, enables it to include Sun Art Retail in its accounts.

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Facebook, Twitter and Co: Retailers engage fans on social networks http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Facebook-Twitter-and-Co-Retailers-engage-fans-on-social-networks anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Facebook-Twitter-and-Co-Retailers-engage-fans-on-social-networks 13 May 2014 10:22:44 +0200 Determined to build their community of “fans” or potential loyal customers, retailers increase their points of contact on social media.

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Europe: Consumer Goods face a slowdown http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Europe-Consumer-Goods-face-a-slowdown anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Europe-Consumer-Goods-face-a-slowdown 06 May 2014 10:09:05 +0200 According to a study published by Nielsen Growth Reporter, the sale of consumer goods increased by only 1.7% in Q4 2013 in Europe. France is at the back of the pack with + 0.6%.

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Price liberalisation closes the gap between the cost of national and private brands http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Price-liberalisation-closes-the-gap-between-the-cost-of-national-and-private-brands anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Price-liberalisation-closes-the-gap-between-the-cost-of-national-and-private-brands 29 Apr 2014 16:29:48 +0200 There is a clear correlation between regulatory framework and the price discrepancy between national brands/private brands. This has been demonstrated in a study by INSEE (French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies).  

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Brazil’s leading retailer is French: it’s Casino http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Brazil-s-leading-retailer-is-French-it-s-Casino anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Brazil-s-leading-retailer-is-French-it-s-Casino 22 Apr 2014 14:30:16 +0200 This has a dual significance for Casino. On the one hand, the French group is the Brazilian market leader through Pão de Açucar, but its activity in Brazil now surpasses the sales in France: 20 billion euros compared to 19.5 billion.

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Food budget: the French are clamping down http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Food-budget-the-French-are-clamping-down anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Food-budget-the-French-are-clamping-down 16 Apr 2014 14:19:23 +0200 Every year, the Sofinco/Opinion Way barometer sheds new light on the food consumption habits of the French. 

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foreign food brands http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-prefers-foreign-food-brands sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-prefers-foreign-food-brands 09 Apr 2014 14:14:21 +0200 SHANGHAI: Foreign food brands have good growth opportunities in China, according to a new survey that revealed a clear preference among affluent and middle-income consumers for imported food.

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Sales flow rapidly with rosé, bag-in-box® and flavoured wines http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Sales-flow-rapidly-with-rose-bag-in-box-R-and-flavoured-wines delphine.vincent@comexposium.com (Delphine VINCENT) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Sales-flow-rapidly-with-rose-bag-in-box-R-and-flavoured-wines 07 Apr 2014 11:55:39 +0200 Renowned for its traditions, the French wine market is mutating thanks to a few underlying trends such as rosé wines, Bag-in-box® packaging and, more recently, flavoured wine beverages.

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Tesco promises price and service to consolidate its leadership http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Tesco-promises-price-and-service-to-consolidate-its-leadership delphine.vincent@comexposium.com (Delphine VINCENT) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Tesco-promises-price-and-service-to-consolidate-its-leadership 28 Mar 2014 09:59:36 +0100 British retail market leader Tesco is about to invest €500 million in prices and service to maintain its ranking, having reached a standstill in the last few years. 

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What the Big Mac Index is cooking http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/What-the-Big-Mac-Index-is-cooking delphine.vincent@comexposium.com (Delphine VINCENT) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/What-the-Big-Mac-Index-is-cooking 24 Mar 2014 11:41:16 +0100 Widely consumed throughout the world and prepared with local ingredients by a local workforce, the hamburger is a good gauge of food purchasing power in different countries. 

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