Going Green: Personal Care to Home Care Products

The green trend in the personal care industry is permeating to the home care & cleaning products industry. Ecovia Intelligence sees a number of important initiatives introduced by home care brands and ingredient firms this year. Most developments are occurring in green packaging. Growing consumer awareness of plastic pollution is leading personal care and home […]

Investment Pouring into Plant-Based Foods

Investment is going into plant-based foods from large operators looking to capitalise on the veganism trend and surging demand for sustainable foods. Ecovia Intelligence believes 2019 will be the year that plant-based products become mainstream in the food industry. In the UK, Pret A Manger is planning to buy its rival Eat and convert the […]

Organic Food Industry Undergoing Consolidation

The global organic food industry is undergoing consolidation. In the last week, three major deals have involved established organic food companies in Europe and North America. Ecovia Intelligence expects more such deals as rationalisation continues. Royal Wessanen, one of the largest and oldest organic food enterprises in Europe, has just been acquired by an investment […]

Organic Church Widening, Yet Challenges Remain

Growth in the global organic products market has continued in 2018, with North America consolidating its pole position. Ecovia Intelligence projects regional organic food & sales to surpass USD 50 billion for the first time this year. Consumer demand for organic foods is strengthening. According to the OTA, 83 percent of American families now buy […]

Multinationals Jumping on Natural Cosmetics Bandwagon

L’Oreal’s recent launch of Seed Phytonutrients is the latest foray of multinationals in the natural & organic cosmetics market. Unilever has also launched the Love, Beauty and Planet brand in the last 12 months. Both brands are looking to capitalise on consumer demand for ‘clean beauty’ products. More natural product launches are expected from multinationals, […]