Success: City Kitchen Ready Meals

Success: City Kitchen Ready Meals

Category : Food & Beverages
June  2013  Pages : 12

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Brands can significantly benefit from developing an in-depth understanding of the reasons for the success and failure of new product launches or marketing campaigns. This case study outlines how the City Kitchen Ready Meals brand has been altering the negative health perceptions of the ready meals category. New transparent packaging played a key role in its success.

- Use Canadean Consumer's selection of successful and failed product launches and marketing campaigns from across the globe to inspire innovation.

- Reduce the risk of failure by learning from brands/products that have under-performed: failed innovation can severely impact profit and reputation.

- Understand the relevant consumer trends and attitudes that drive and support innovation success.

- Obtain a broader appreciation of the consumer packaged goods industry by gaining insights from both within and outside of your sector.

Reasons To Buy
- Why is the City Kitchen brand considered an interesting case of success?

- What consumer insight underpins this success?

- Which consumer trends has this product innovation capitalized on?

- What can I learn from the success of the City Kitchen brand?

Key Highlights
Launched in 2009, City Kitchen is a high quality ready meals range featuring dishes inspired by contemporary global cuisines. The tertiary range is exclusive to Tesco, appealing to a wider audience than conventional Tesco own-label ready meals.

The selection of high quality, fresh, and natural ingredients positions the product as an antithesis to heavily processed ready meals. The transparent packaging enables the consumer to see the quality of ingredients for themselves before purchasing the dish.
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