Case Studies

Our case studies focus on brands and products that provide lessons from real challenges and opportunities which you can use to inform business strategy. They are packed with detail including brand portfolio, pricing, and communications and marketing strategy, merchandising and distribution, and come with a check list of key lessons learned.

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Published: September 2018

Case Study: Lindahls

The Swedish pioneers in both Greek yoghurt and quark continue to show signs of trend awareness. They launched the first RTD smoothie bowl in the Swedish market earlier this year, and are hoping that this will help turn sales upward again. 

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Published: August 2019

Case study: Little Jude's

Small-batch luxury ice-cream maker Jude's is looking to disrupt kids' ice cream with a low sugar promise. Sub-brand Little Jude's launched in 2017, and its fruit & veggie lollies has a sugar level 46% below the UK government’s 2020 target. 

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Published: January 2021

Case study: LivUp

This Brazilian ready meal brand relies on direct-to-consumer as its main channel and targets busy professionals with its ultra-frozen meals made from ingredients sourced from small local suppliers. After only four years on the market, the brand already has annual revenue of $10m+.

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Published: July 2020

Case study: Lohilo

With marketing that includes unicorns and rainbows, Sweden's first protein ice cream brand Lohilo clearly targets young, active and adventurous consumers. The brand focuses solely on social media and word-of-mouth marketing and sales grew by 87% in Q1 2020. 

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Published: November 2017

Case Study: Love Beets

Love Beets was founded in England in 2010 by vegetable growers Guy and Katherine Shropshire, who grew and sold their salad vegetables in the UK. On on a visit to the US they saw an opportunity to market and merchandise beets, so they started to experiment with various marinated beets recipes, and took these to the Fancy Food Show in NYC.

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Published: September 2018

Case Study: Löfbergs

One-hundred-and-twelve-year-old coffee roaster Löfbergs shows that a family-owned business can innovate and keep up with the times. The Swedish company has successfully stepped into RTD coffee and is proving itself able to compete with the giants of the coffee business.

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Published: December 2019

Case study: Marty's

Danone enters the UK ambient kids’ snacks market for the first time with its Marty’s brand of allergy-friendly snacks. Products from Marty’s are free from peanuts, egg and gluten and are claimed to be “delicious snacks that you can trust”.

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Published: June 2023

Case study: Megumi

The Megumi brand is one of few brands to succeed under Japan’s Foods with Functional Claims (FFC) regulations. Its success can be attributed to the fact that it was the first functional yoghurt product with a 'visceral fat reduction' claim, which caught the attention of consumers.

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Published: March 2023

Case study: Meiji LG21

LG21 became a revolutionary pioneer of yoghurt with functional claims when it launched in 2000. Today it is the market leader in the Japanese yoghurt market, much thanks to its proven effect on digestive health.

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Published: October 2017

Case Study: Meta Matcha

Founded in 2015, Meta Matcha is a New York based brand with the ambition of offering a viable alternative to coffee in their rannge of matcha based RTD drinks and powders

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