Progressive Grocer - January 2011 - (Page 12)

Mintel Global New Products Database Category Insight Salty Snacks, Meat Snacks and Popcorn, Q2-Q3 2010 North America remained the third most active region for this category, accounting for 16 percent of total launches. TOP SUBCATEGORIES WERE: Potato Snacks Corn-based Snacks Popcorn Wheat and Other Grain-based Snacks 31% 20 15 15 The region, together with Latin America, at 20 percent, and the Middle East and Africa, at 17 percent, saw the highest share of popcorn launches. THE MOST POPULAR CLAIMS FOCUSED ON HEALTH AND NATURALNESS: Low/No/Reduced Trans Fat Kosher All-natural No Additives/Preservatives Low/No/Reduced Allergens 44% 39 27 24 22 Examples of new products: Fareway Stores Butter Flavor Popcorn, Food Should Taste Good Sweet Potato Tortilla Chips (left), Doctor Kracker Seeded Spelt Snackers Restaurant-style flavors this review period were mostly seen in Japan, Canada and the United States. Examples: Margaritaville Foods Island Lime Tortilla Chips (far left), Soulful Foods Sylvia’s French Onion Kettle Cooked Potato Chips For more information, visit or call (312) 932 0400. 12 • Progressive Grocer • January 2011 A H E A D O F W H AT ’ S N E X T

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Progressive Grocer - January 2011

Progressive Grocer - January 2011
Table of Contents
Nielsen’s Shelf Stoppers/ Spotlight: Medications and Remedies/antacids
Mintel Global New Products: Salty Snacks, Meat Snacks and Popcorn, Q2-Q3 2010
Best Practices: Are We There Yet?
Store of the Month Special Edition: My H-E-B
Marketing: Circular Paradox
Gma President’s Note: United We Stand
Pg Special Events: Pg Honors 2010 Top Women, Green Grocers at Gala Event
Retailer Spotlight: Winn-Dixie’s Awakening
Category Management: Mutual Benefi Ts
Special Section: Progressive Grocer Independent: For Retailers, by Retailers
Condiments: A Matter of Taste
Butter/margarine: Promise for the Future
Desserts: Sweet Solutions
Energy Drinks/shots: Energy Drinks Get a Jolt
Winter Produce: Season of Plenty
Meat Merchandising Study: Meat to Meals
Candles/Air Fresheners: Beyond Common Scents
Front End: The Front End Checkout: A Microeconomic Model of the Store
Cough and Cold: A Tissue Please?
Whole Health: Feeling Good in 2011
Futuretech: It’s a Mad, Mobile World
Progressive Voices: Retailers’ Value Equation = Customer-Benefit Costing
Ovens and Rotisseries: Heating Up
What’s Next: Editors’ Picks for Innovative Products

Progressive Grocer - January 2011