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Sauces

Americans consume most of their condiments at home but do much of their experimenting with new flavors and sauces while dining out, according to Datassential’s Condiments, Sauces, and Dressings Keynote Report. Younger consumers are driving demand for ethnic sauces like salsa roja, and consumers of all ages are getting more comfortable with such nontraditional sauce uses as ranch with pizza and tzatziki with french fries.

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Toilet Paper

According to a study, the largest U.S. makers of at-home tissue products—Procter & Gamble Co., Kimberly-Clark Corp. and Georgia-Pacific—use only virgin fiber in their major brands, and no recycled content, a vast sustainability gap compared to other brands that use all recycled fiber.

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Juice

Newer health attributes will make products stand out in an increasing wellness-oriented market.

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Cheese

Americans may be drinking less milk, but consumption of US-produced cheese products continues to grow, according to Rabobank.

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Active Beauty

Since we unveiled the Active Beauty Trend at the end of 2016, it has gone from strength to strength. Here, we analyze the past, the present and the future of beauty products designed for sports and fitness.

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Yogurt

The spoonable yogurt market is a volatile one which has swung repeatedly between growth and decline in recent years. Mintel highlights four yogurt trends to watch out for in 2019, from clean label to floral flavors.

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Snacks

Snacking is no longer seen as a guilty pleasure, but has instead become an eating occasion in its own right, and snack foods will continue to evolve to meet the needs of constantly on-the-go consumers.

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Prepared Foods

Grocers should resolve to offer more nutritious, portion-controlled options in this space. Ready-to-eat foods from your stores can be the perfect solutions to shoppers’ busy lifestyles and discourage them from spending their food dollar at other competitive foodservice outlets.

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Bar ingredients

Through function and flavor innovation, bakers win over consumers. From weight-control to fiber, one thing is clear: Consumers seek out bars for a purpose.

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Turmeric

The distinctive yellow color and flavor make it hard to overlook, and over the past couple of decades, turmeric has been found to help with many different bodily ailments.

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