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No Slowdown in Sight for Meat Snacks

For the last several years, meat snacks have been a fast-growing and profitable segment of the meat industry. New brands were launched and new flavors were introduced. Companies...  more »

Nutrition Bars Category Not Running Out of Novelty

Sales of nutrition, energy and other snack bars in the U.S. reached approximately $7 billion in 2018, which represents 17% growth since 2013, according to the February Mintel Group...  more »

Middle Eastern Dips and Spreads to Bump Hummus Off Your Summer Menu

Kashk is the Farsi word for whey, and bademjun is the Farsi word for eggplant. This Persian dishs name translates to eggplant with whey, which is the clear liquid you see atop...  more »

Product Roundup: The Booming Business of Repurposed Bakery and Snack Goods

 A raft of bakery and snack producers have figured out how to make new products from ingredients that used to end up in the trash, from nourishing flour made from the byproducts of...  more »

Snacks From The Sea

Canadians are hungry for snacks. According to the Ipsos FIVE Canadian Snacking Nation 2018 report, a whopping 67% of food consumption now happens outside of the traditional three...  more »

Ingredient and Flavor-Focused Messaging Spotted at Sweets & Snacks

Up-and-coming startups showcased their take on the next frontier of snacking, while established names introduced new products to compete in todays competitive snacking landscape....  more »

The future of snacking: Flavorful, functional and full of opportunity

Future snack trends may include lab-grown beef jerky, functional nighttime snacks and cannabis. Another possibility is conversational commerce, said Sally Lyons Wyatt, executive...  more »

Kids Have Different Snack Time Goals Than Their Parents

Snack time has become a negotiation between children and their parents’ conflicting wants and needs. Between the ages of 6 and 12 years old, kids have two snack time goals: flavor...  more »

Alternative Snacking: "Consumers are Striving to be More Mindful"

FoodBev Media's Harriet Jachec spoke with two founders of alternative snacking brands. Akhil Kumar, founder of Guruji, which are popped lotus seeds, and Poorvi Patodia, founder and...  more »

Flavor Innovation Makes Popcorn Category 'Pop'

No matter if its sprinkled with a little salt or drenched in butter, caramel or another flavoring, popcorn is a snack thats been long loved for its versatility. And, combined with...  more »

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