Product trend alert: Mood Foods

Product trend alert: Mood Foods As we mentioned in our previous post, and as we have all seen in our daily lives, the impact of covid has generated many stress-related problems within our society. Given all this, the market has seen a growing demand for food and beverage products which have been conceived with the…

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Emerging Mindset: Emotional Well-being

Why are we focused on emotional well-being? Our society has faced multiple adversities in a very short period of time. As we stated in our last entry and as corroborated by the Global Risks Report of 2022, all of this crisis has harmed people’s psycho-emotional well-being, social cohesion, and productivity. As a result, it is…

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Consumers in 2022

  As the world shifts at an unprecedented pace, new consumer attitudes are emerging. Truth be told, the coronavirus pandemic is shaping up to be the biggest global driver of change in most people’s lifetimes. Due to its effects, consumers now drive demand for more flexible, creative and innovative offerings. According to a new report…

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Christmas Packaging

As Christmas approaches, brands expecting high rates of consumption are preparing themselves to face one of the most important times of the year. In addition, the Holiday season will be more important than ever to those looking to shake off the effects of the pandemic, with celebrations revolving around treats to both themselves and loved…

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The Revolution in Rest

Ever since Covid-19 first struck, whether by force or by choice, the pandemic led many to stop, breathe and rest. This reset is causing people to redefine their priorities, needs and lifestyle choices around the products they consume. The truth is that this shift in trends will rebuild business practices in the upcoming years. It…

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Gender Fluid

Consumers are looking for new interpretations of inclusion, yearning for opportunities to experience gender as a path of discovery and self-expression. Having said that, what is gender fluid? Neutrality eliminates references to a certain gender, but fluency is a multidimensional form of expression that avoids  being categorized as a fixed identity. Currently, brands and retailers…

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Food & Drink Personas 2023

The new profiles of food and drink consumers have changed. After having dealt with an uncertain future, each of them has a set of values and priorities which are motivated by new energy and purpose. We start with the collective visionaries. They are  activists, using the power of community and networking to generate change, whilst…

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Meal Kits: A New Trend

 Meal kits are one of the trendy categories that have sprung up during the Covid-19 lockdown. Global restaurants closures and stay-at-home orders have driven consumers to seek new and convenient ways to eat at home. Since the pandemic began, the share of the US population that uses meal kits has risen from 5% to 7%,…

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The New Influencers

Gone are the golden days of the Influencers, when posts announcing a cream or wearing the latest brand name tended to get much more likes. With the democratization of social networks, today’s consumer is looking for more realistic, motivational, and rigorous content to fight against fake news, excessive consumerism, and other such falsehoods. It is…

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The New consumers profiles 2021

According to the "Consumer of the Future 2023" study by WGSN, new consumer profiles have changed. The pandemic has brought emotions to the forefront. Companies that can identify these emotions will be able to connect with their consumers in a more intimate and effective way. Let's start with the Forward-Thinking consumer. They need to have everything under control, which makes them take refuge in nostalgia…

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Christmas Covid

Christmas is threatened by the pandemic: consumers have changed the way they consume, and the plans that were made year by year are left behind, meaning that this time will be largely spent with family rather than friends. The pandemic is having an impact on consumer spending. According to Mintel's COVID-19 Tracker, a quarter of…

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New Purchasing Criteria

Much has changed in our buying habits since the advent of mass technology in our daily lives. Previous generations weighed up their purchasing decisions based on principles such as price and brand quality, also considering the word of mouth and planning their purchases discreetly. Today, the consumer is constantly connected, developing new opinions and beliefs…

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