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In our new Eating In Vs Dining Out research, produced in collaboration with foodservice consultant Peter Backman, we explore the impact of COVID-19 on the UK food and drink market.

IGD's team of analysts share their perspectives via video and articles on the key themes impacting the trading environment through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

In these unprecedented circumstances, a sustainable food system is increasingly important to consumers. To help your business plan for the pandemic and beyond, IGD has developed hypotheses of how the UK sustainability agenda will evolve in the short and longer term.

As President and CEO at Southeastern Grocers, one of the largest regional supermarket operators in the US, Anthony Hucker has a unique perspective on the impact of the pandemic. We speak to Anthony about business planning and what’s front of mind in his discussions with CPG partners.

We highlight the impact of COVID-19 on our five key global convenience trends, with examples from around the world and implications for you to consider.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been global, affecting all countries. However, its impact has been very different from one country to another, leading governments, manufacturers, and retailers to take a tailored and local approach. As we start to move into the post-COVID-19 world, it will be key for businesses to consider and understand these differences and local responses.

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One of the key trends of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the surge in sales for large CPG suppliers, with a significant presence in core, centre-store categories. Conagra Brands has identified 12 consumer behaviours centred on re-discovery and discovery that are fuelling the growth of its brands. Growth across the portfolio Conagra Brands delivered strong growth in Q4, with organic sales up ...
Like many markets around the world, Japan has seen a surge in demand for online grocery following the outbreak of COVID-19. Online grocery adoption increasing COVID-19 has changed some long-established shopping habits, e.g. daily shopping trips. At the start of the pandemic, fear of product shortages and empty shelves in-store may have encouraged shoppers to explore alternative shopping cha...
We round up the latest COVID-19 related news from Japan as retailers respond to changes in consumer trends and government policies. 1 July - plastic bag charge now mandatory On 1 July, the government made plastic bag fees mandatory across the country. Matsumoto KiYoshi and some other businesses such as Aeon had already been charging fees for plastic bags  since April . 25 May state of ...

Stay ahead with our round-up and expert analysis of the latest global FMCG news.

IGD Solutions market expert, Milos Ryba, addresses your key questions on channel shifts, shopper behaviour, business reactions to current challenges and more.