Brazilians have a taste for premium coffee, with a quarter (25%) of Brazilian coffee users claiming they prefer premium over regular brands of coffee, according to new research from Mintel. And it seems social strata is also no barrier for a
The sugar and gum market in Brazil has broken the R$10bn barrier for the first time,, according to new research from Mintel. It valued the Brazilian confectionery market at R$10.2bn in 2011, up from R$8.2bn in 2007 and estimates it to
Local beer brands account for 19 out of every 20 beers sold in Brazil but there is an appetite for more premium products, according to new research from Mintel. It found that while volumes of standard beer decreased by 2%
China tops AT Kearney’s inaugural retail e-commerce index of emerging markets. The study, Online Retail: The New Frontier for International Expansion, examines the top 30 countries in the 2012 AT Kearney Global Retail Development Index and ranks the top 10
Organisers of the first Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Focus Day in Latin America are offering an early bird discount of 33% on registrations up until the 31 July 2011. The event takes palace in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on 2 September 2011.
Emmanuel Hembert, principal at global strategy consultancy, claims Brazil is emerging as the leading economy in the world today. “It appears that Brazil now holds the power,” Hembert said. “Here at AT Kearney, we recently released our 2011 Global Retail
Equities firm Nomura has upgraded its rating on dairy products group Danone to buy from neutral. Nomura said it expected Danone to be “the standout performer” in the food manufacturing sector over the next few years. The firm has analysed
Brazil, Russia, India and China are all set to be in the top five grocery markets for the first time by 2015, according to latest figures released by international food and grocery analysts IGD. China’s strong growth is set to