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Market data on Food and Drink. Independant, founded in 1989 FFT is an international company based in Geneva Switzerland specialised in International Food Drink Markets.

Ready Meals market in Czech Republic is driven by new trends that are taking over from the traditional cooking

  The consumer are increasingly looking for healthy eating and convenience, with chilled ready meals, the most dynamic segment accounting for just under a third of the market. Frozen ready meals though continue to remain the largest segment, though chilled … Continue reading

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Pasta sauces global market is worth about 7Bn Euro

Pasta sauces global market is growing and is expected to increase by 15% until 2016. The market is currently worth about 7Bn Euro. It is dominated by 8 major players accounting for close to 60% of the market between them. … Continue reading

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Frozen Potato market in Europe is led by French Fries and driven by the introduction of new products and convenience

Frozen Potato market in Europe will continue to grow due to the increased ease of preparation, affordability, the introduction of new products and higher quality. Frozen potato is being used both in side dishes and main course preparation. The UK … Continue reading

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Food For Thought FFT S.A. blog has been moved

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Ready Meals in Italy driven by the Frozen category

Italian Ready Meals market is barely growing due to the entrenched tradition for domestic cooking. The annual growth rate for the past 5 years has been under 2%, with Italy accounting for under 10% of the European Ready Meals Market. … Continue reading

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Ready Meals Market Germany: Chilled segment experiencing fastest growth with Asian recipies increasingly popular

Frozen Ready Meals is the most popular segment within the ready meals sector in Germany but chilled has been growing strongest in the recent years. The German consumer is more focused on convenience and ease of preparation than on diversity … Continue reading

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Ready Meals French markets: ‘frozen’ continue to lead but the ‘box’ concept is gaining traction in particular in the chilled counter

Ready Meals market in France is stable at 16% of the European Ready Meals market and has had a positive development over the past 5 years. Starting with the classic French “cassoulet” and finishing with the exquisite “fondue”, the French … Continue reading

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