WGSN helps the world’s biggest brands ensure they understand the wants and needs of their future consumer. With Gen Z (1997-2012) coming of drinking age, how will this ethnically diverse, wellness-minded, environmentally and socially conscious generation prioritise their spending power?
After a prolonged period of uncertainty, five newly adapted and intentioned food and drink personas will emerge in 2024. They will have adjusted priorities that brands need to know now in anticipation of their evolved food and drink demands.
Kelp has been popular for hundreds of years in Asia, and is growing in importance in the West, including the US and the UK. While it has been used in soups and broths for some time, WGSN is tracking its appearance as the main ingredient across several product categories.