March 4, 2011

American cuisine always has been influenced by the country’s diverse population. An expanding ethnic population and a proliferation of TV cooking shows have led to even greater interest in ethnic foods among American consumers.

February 17, 2011

While some ethnic cuisines have become mainstream, such as Italian and Chinese food, some lesser-known ethnic food products are enjoying growth in the marketplace, according to new research by Mintel.

February 8, 2011

While many consumers tend to choose less expensive products when times are tough, lower-income Hispanics that predominantly speak Spanish tend to buy brand-name personal care products at a higher rate than their English-dominant counterparts, according to recent research by Mintel.

January 21, 2011

It seems that private-label brands are getting a sterling reputation among shoppers.

January 20, 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has launched a new product label to help consumers easily identify those products composed of — or partially composed of — renewable resources.

January 6, 2011

Beauty companies will be looking to get "down to Earth" in 2011, according to Mintel, an independent provider of market intelligence.

December 29, 2010

More than half of beer drinkers want to try more craft brews, according to research from Mintel.

November 18, 2010

Health experts have addressed the benefits of drinking wine to boost overall health, and it...

November 17, 2010

Instant gratification translates well among customers that seek incentives for their participation in loyalty programs,...

November 4, 2010

A “natural shakedown,” a twist on sustainability and "old is new" are some consumer packaged...

October 28, 2010

A woman's mood is the biggest motivator when selecting a fragrance, according to recent research...

October 26, 2010

A new report by Mintel noted retailers should be aware of certain consumer trends that...

October 21, 2010

More than 13,000 new sustainable food and drink products have been tracked in the Mintel...

September 19, 2010

More than 3,700 products boasting a "whole grain" claim have launched in the United States...

August 11, 2010

Despite a surge of sales among energy drink products, the industry may have trouble attracting...

July 18, 2010

High costs and a high caloric count have spelled trouble for the juice category. At...

July 18, 2010

Latinas tend to over-index on beauty products as, in their opinion, beauty means power and...

July 7, 2010

The eyes have it! That's what new Mintel research indicated, as eye makeup sales have...

June 15, 2010

Many Hispanic women feel underrepresented in the beauty and personal care aisle and would like...

June 6, 2010

The online beauty market is poised to explode, and it’s likely that the techsavvy teen...

June 6, 2010

The overall market for facial skin care is projected to steadily grow through 2014, with...

May 19, 2010

Recent Mintel research released Thursday found that fiber is noticeably absent from the typical American's...

March 15, 2010

The United States Mint may be dealing with a recession, but there's one mint that...

March 14, 2010

Remember when snacks meant just chips or pretzels, and tortilla chips seemed a little exotic?...