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The benefits of using a dedicated drinks and food marketing agency

I was at Food Matters Live this week and amidst the talks and exhibitions, we carved out time for coffee with some industry movers and shakers. I was asked a great question: why use a specialist Food and Drink Marketing agency and not a generic one?  That cuts to the heart…

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We’re Hiring

We’re hiring! We are looking for a Graduate Researcher based in Devon to start January. We’re looking for 3 things: someone super smart, with a love of food and drink and a great attitude. We’ll supply the rest. Full training and sponsorship for your Market Research Society exams will be…

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Six new coffee trends to perk you up through winter

As the mornings seem colder than ever, many of us find ourselves increasingly reaching for that caffeinated pick me up first thing in the morning (and then on throughout the day). With Mintel finding that 79% of adult brits drink coffee, the hot drink is well and truly a staple…

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Food Subscription Boxes – how well do they deliver?

The internet has changed the way we cook and consume our food. Not only by giving us more options in how we get our food, but also in what we can do with it, and especially, how well the finished dish photographs. TV programmes such as Masterchef and The Great…

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We’re at Food Matters Live 2019!

Hamish and Roseanna will be attending Food Matters Live this year at the ExCel in London. Roseanna is chairing a panel, as well as participating in one, in the Future of Retail Trends theatre, so make sure you stop by – you won’t want to miss out on insight into…

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Back to the Future?

It’s a curious mood out there in the trade at the moment. I have spoken to many folks over the last month and I think ‘drifting’ best sums up the mood.  The food and drink industry, like most of the UK, has a general feeling of restlessness. Time’s passing but…

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Another Award for HRA Global Research

It’s been a busy couple of months for our research team. After months of preparation, CPD and interviews, I was delighted to be awarded Certified Member Status from the Market Research Society. While a personal award, it is also recognition for Kim, Chloe and the team and a huge endorsement…

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Market Research Services

We teamed up with Rosie Philpott to produce this brilliant animation about the Market Research services we offer here at HRA. Watch below to discover our unique full-service approach, briefly condensed into 60 seconds! If you’d like to explore our Market Research services in more detail, click here. Contact us,…

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A Month of Celebration

It’s been a month to celebrate here at HRA Global, Nick Snowdon joined us from Prima Foods, and he brings a wealth of Food Technology and Operations experience to the team and like the rest of us, he has a love of food and drink coursing through his veins. He…

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The Decline of Eating Out

UberEATS, Just Eat and Deliveroo seem to be taking over the world’s eating habits. Covering almost all of the country, getting food delivered to you is getting easier and easier. British consumers are expected to spend 22% more on takeaway deliveries by the end of 2020, creating a market worth…

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Speciality and Fine Food Fair Review – 2019

Following the usual summer lull, what better way to get back into business than with a visit to the Speciality & Fine Foods Fair? Always a welcome signal of autumn, the Speciality and Fine Food Fair each year hosts over 700 producers and suppliers of artisan food and drinks, across…

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Food Air Miles – Higher Than We Think

Awareness of climate change is increasing, and many people are taking it personally, looking for ways to reduce their individual carbon emissions. The food choices we make are becoming an increasingly popular way to reduce carbon emissions. But food air miles are racking up as the vegan and health markets…

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