New research from global market intelligence agency Mintel suggests that free-from food product sales are forecast to grow by 13% to £531 million in 2016, up from an estimated £470 million in 2015. This figure could reach £673 million by 2020 as a rise in product innovation has also contributed to this market growth. A third of consumers in the UK have either bought or eaten free-from products in the last six months, as a result of the growing availability of said products in mainstream retail channels.
Coconut experts Cocofina add three, new vinegars and a coconut amino soy sauce alternative to its range of products and have launched these in Holland & Barrett and independent health food stores. Innovation is at the heart of the brands new product development process with founder Jacob Thundil stating, ‘when we were producing our organic coconut oil, we looked into how we could use the water from mature coconuts in a sustainable way. We are very pleased with the results!’
Cocofina’s free-from amino contains no MSG (Monosodium Glutamate) and has 75% less sodium in it than in traditional soy sauce. It is the ideal substitute and can be added to stir fry’s and into any recipes where soy sauce is required. These vinegars are perfect as a salad topping, as a replacement for traditional vinegars, come in natural, nutmeg and chilli flavours and are made from 100% natural coconut water. Cocofina’s amino and vinegars are also vegan and vegetarian friendly and are priced at £5.99 and £4.99 respectively.
Available from Wholefoods, As Nature Intended, Revital, Holland and Barrett, independent health food stores nationally and from www.cocofina.com
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