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Lockdown Shakes the Foundations in Health and Beauty

The lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK has brought rapid change to our structures and routines. One aspect for many that we likely did not comprehend at the start of the lockdown, as it was not understood quite how long the restrictions would last, is the impact…

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To B or Not to B?

Considering the abundance of challenges that we are set to face in the coming years as a result of climate change, it is unsurprising that businesses and consumers are changing their ways to become less of the problem and more of the solution. Opposing the generally now outdated view that…

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Raising the Bar: How Has Lockdown Impacted the Sports Nutrition, Equipment and Supplements Category?

We’re seeing huge changes in human activity and exercise levels across the globe. The evidence of our eyes tells us that more people seem to be exercising more than ever before, but does the data bear this out? And what are the implications for the future of the sports nutrition,…

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End of the human buyer episode

Is This the end of the Human Buyer? With Martin Rand CEO of Pactum – The Grocery Insider Podcast

In this week’s episode of The Grocery Insider, in association with HRA Global, we speak to Martin Rand, CEO of Pactum AI. You can listen to the full episode of Is This the end of the Human Buyer? on the Grocery Insider podcast, via Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Alternatively, simply search ‘Is…

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Food Fraud with Professor Jack – The Grocery Insider Podcast

In this week’s episode of The Grocery Insider, in association with HRA Global, we speak to Professor Lisa Jack from Portsmouth University. You can listen to the full episode of Food Fraud With Professor Jack, via Apple Podcasts or Spotify.  For more insights, consultancy, FMCG marketing and food market research…

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Hamish is Speaking at the ‘Futures for Food’ Symposium

Hamish is set to speak at the ‘Futures for Food’ Symposium on Thursday 28th May 2pm – 5pm. This is an exciting event brought by the University of Portsmouth, by Professor Lisa Jack and Sandra Johnson. Keep reading for a message from Hamish and details of how you can attend…

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Taking Baby Steps out of Lockdown

I hope you got some quality rest over the bank holiday weekend and filled your tank up for the weeks ahead as the country starts to tiptoe out of lockdown. Most of you know that I’m a British Cycling and Triathlon coach in my spare time for a couple of…

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Help Shape the Future of Food and Drink!

We’re helping our clients re-imagine food and drink for retail, wholesale and foodservice. HRA Global’s FMCG Expert Panel aims to help bring the industry together to help pave the way for a more secure and sustainable future. And if you want to play a role in shaping the future, we…

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Milk? Sugar? Sparkling? Can the UK Learn to Love Sparkling Tea?

The way that the public is consuming drinks is changing. With increasing awareness of the impact of sugary drinks and the rise of ‘no and low alcohol’, brands are now looking to develop more natural, low-calorie drinks in order to move with public opinion. In the US, the introduction of…

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What Deep Dive Research Can Offer Food and Drink Brands

Gathering rich insight at scale – are digital ethnographies the ‘holy grail’ of online market research? Up until recently you could have been excused as thinking of the ethnographic method as something best left to academics. The word ‘Ethnography’ brings to mind in-depth studies of populations over time, typically in…

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Julie Waddell Podcast Ep

A Very Moorish Conversation With Julie Waddell – The Grocery Insider Podcast

In this week’s episode of The Grocery Insider podcast, in association with HRA Global, we speak to Julie Waddell, founder of Moorish Humous and Dips. You can listen to the full episode of A Very Moorish Conversation With Julie Waddell on the Grocery Insider, via Apple Podcasts or Spotify. 0 –…

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Gellan Watt Podcast Episode

Resetting the Client and Agency Relationship with Gellan Watt – The Grocery Insider Podcast

In this week’s episode of The Grocery Insider, in association with HRA Global, we speak to Gellan Watt, global brand and creative strategy consultant. You can listen to the full episode of Resetting the Client and Agency Relationship on the Grocery Insider site, via Apple or Spotify. 0 – 9…

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