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Consumers Expect a Healthier Future Blog 11 Jun 2019 Health & Wellness Consumers Expect a Healthier Future Today, consumers want to live a healthy life more than ever before. Consumers’ expectations with regard to health continue to evolve, but food always plays an important role in a healthy lifestyle. In 2019 it’s no longer just about calorie intake and getting rid of ‘bad’ ingredients like fat, sugar or salt. Nutritional factors are […]
Shopping Our Way to Healthier Lifestyles Blog 18 Sep 2018 Health & Wellness Shopping Our Way to Healthier Lifestyles Heart disease. Strokes. Diabetes. These are just some of the non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and conditions which cause over 70% of deaths worldwide every year (source “Non-Communicable Diseases Factsheet”, World Health Organisation, accessed 23 July 2018.) But this does not have to be the case. Indeed, although people of all ages and physical conditions are susceptible […]
CGF Announces New Members for April 2019 Press Release 16 Apr 2019 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for April 2019 PARIS, 16th April 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business. FrieslandCampina is one of the world’s largest dairy companies and has a cooperative tradition stretching back […]
Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People News Update 03 Apr 2020 Corporate Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People The strength of the CGF lies in its collaborative efforts and ability to bring our industry together to discuss challenges impacting our people, our customers and our businesses, and to share best practices and knowledge. The world is now facing a pandemic not seen in our lifetime, but our industry is stepping up and showcasing […]
Three Key Global Markets to See 212% Combined Online Growth in Next Five Years Press Release 31 May 2018 Corporate Three Key Global Markets to See 212% Combined Online Growth in Next Five Years New research from IGD and CGF highlights investment opportunities in digital commerce with vision for online store of the future   PARIS, 31st May 2018 — New research launched today by research organisation IGD and The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) forecasts the digital future for the food and grocery industry, predicting significant online growth for three […]
Addressing Hunger & Obesity: General Mills Lays Out Framework Blog 29 Jul 2014 Addressing Hunger & Obesity: General Mills Lays Out Framework   The department has evolved into the Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition (BIHN), and continues to influence the development of quality-differentiated products that nourish lives and contribute to healthy living.   As a food company, General Mills reaches millions of consumers with more than 100 brands across over 100 countries on six continents. We […]
Launch of Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative to “Give a Healthy Twist to Your Life” in Costa Rica Press Release 06 Aug 2018 Health & Wellness Launch of Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative to “Give a Healthy Twist to Your Life” in Costa Rica The initiative is led by The Consumer Goods Forum and ran from 27th-29th July at the Automercado de Alajuela and the Walmart de San Sebastián; The collaborative movement is looking to help consumers make informed decisions that allow them to seek balance and well-being in their lives and those of their families; and The initiative […]
New ‘One for Good’ Campaign Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers Press Release 29 Sep 2017 New ‘One for Good’ Campaign Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers The Consumer Goods Forum Partners with Healthy Washington County; Make One More Healthy Choice   HAGERSTOWN, Md. and PARIS, 29th September 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum has launched a pilot campaign in Hagerstown, Maryland, to support community members in adopting healthier diets and lifestyles. Partnering with Healthy Washington County, members of The Consumer Goods Forum […]
Press Release 03 Feb 2015 Growth in Omni-Channel Risks Diluting Consumer Products and Retail Sector Profit Omni-channel will be the key driver of growth, but only 38% of senior executives say omni initiatives have a positive impact on profit margins  81% believe the supply chain is no longer fit for purpose as new channels emerge  Companies must build a more responsive, integrated supply chain and improve consumer visibility   LONDON and […]
Collaboration With Rivals Crucial to Unlocking Profit for Consumer Products Companies Press Release 04 May 2017 Collaboration With Rivals Crucial to Unlocking Profit for Consumer Products Companies LONDON, 4th May 2017 — Consumer products companies need to collaborate with rivals to unlock new sources of profitable growth amid converging market challenges. That is according to an EY report commissioned by The Consumer Goods Forum:To deliver profitable growth in the world of the new consumer – must your old rivals become your best friends? […]
Price Outweighs Access as Top Consumer Barrier to Eating Healthy, as Revealed in a New Global Report from The Consumer Goods Forum, BCG and Nielsen Press Release 01 Jul 2020 Health & Wellness Price Outweighs Access as Top Consumer Barrier to Eating Healthy, as Revealed in a New Global Report from The Consumer Goods Forum, BCG and Nielsen New report spotlights how the consumer industry can boost healthier eating around the world   PARIS, 1st July 2020 – Today, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), together with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Nielsen Global Connect, published a revealing report on the state of consumer health, nutrition and wellbeing around the world. How the Consumer […]
Delhaize Group, Hannaford Supermarkets, the Healthy Living Center & Advancing Consumer Wellness Blog 09 Sep 2014 Delhaize Group, Hannaford Supermarkets, the Healthy Living Center & Advancing Consumer Wellness   An initiative dedicated to this very point is the opening in October 2013 of our Healthy Living Center*. Part of Hannaford Supermarkets, the Healthy Living Center, a truly pioneering facility, offers a holistic approach to health and wellness. It welcomes Hannaford’s shoppers and employees to participate in a variety of programs that support healthy […]
Waitrose Food and Drink Report Reveals More Positive Perceptions of Healthy Eating Blog 13 Jan 2015 Waitrose Food and Drink Report Reveals More Positive Perceptions of Healthy Eating    We have seen shoppers increasingly seeking out alternative grains to wheat such as quinoa and amaranth.  We brought all of these products together under the LOVE Life brand to make it easy and simple for people to find them in our shops.  We have seen the brand go from strength to strength since its […]
What’s Driving Change in Food Manufacturing? Blog 15 Apr 2021 E2E Value Chain What’s Driving Change in Food Manufacturing? Shifts in food manufacturing often mirror consumer trends, but they typically reflect technological advancements, too. Here are four things worth watching in 2021 and beyond. Using freshness sensors for food packaging Anyone who regularly shops for groceries knows the importance of looking for use or sell-by dates on perishable items before tossing them into a […]
How PepsiCo is Making Better-for-You Choices Easier, More Accessible, and Fun Blog 05 Apr 2018 Health & Wellness How PepsiCo is Making Better-for-You Choices Easier, More Accessible, and Fun At PepsiCo, we recognize that consumers face numerous daily challenges in their efforts to eat better, and we believe we have a role to play in addressing those challenges. As part of our Performance with Purpose agenda, we are working to address this by making better- and good-for-you foods more accessible and reducing sugar, salt, […]
Healthy Lifestyles: A Snapshot of the CHL Initiative at AEON Stores in Japan Blog 08 Jun 2018 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Healthy Lifestyles: A Snapshot of the CHL Initiative at AEON Stores in Japan View Original Japanese Post An Ageing Society     Japan is ageing more rapidly than anywhere else in the world, with estimates suggesting one in three people will be over 65 by 2035. Japan also has the highest life expectancy in comparison to other developed countries, with data showing that the main concerns amongst elderly […]