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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 »

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 »

Adventurous Eating Pushing Hybrids, Flavors and Plant-based Snacks

Plant-based, protein and fiber trends remain in the top ten for 2019, but consumer demand has expanded into personal connections and aadventurousa discovery. Virginia Lee, insights...  more »

The Popcorn Of All Ages: By Volume, America's Most Popular Snack

Saturday (January 19) is National Popcorn Day to honor what could arguably be called the worlds oldest snack. Corn was first domesticated about 10,000 years ago in what is today...  more »

10 Key Snack Trends To Watch

The market researchers data on launches between 2013 and 2017 showed there was a 17% increase in the growth of snacks with a health claim and a 22% rise in those with a nutritious...  more »

Taste trumps protein claims in cake & pastry purchases

Over the past decade, much attention has been given to the growing demand for high protein as consumers seek out products they deem to be guilt-free. While there is some demand for...  more »

Meat snacks clock faster growth than potato chips

Meat snacks are the third biggest category of salty snacks in the US and also the fastest-growing sub-segment, according to Mintel. Sales of meat snacks - such as jerky, pork...  more »

Candy and Confectionery Easter Eggs - Industry Trends

Whole Foods executive-created OCHO Candy fills Easter's organic chocolate void

Organic confectionery brand OCHO Candy has developed its first Easter egg after spotting an unmet need for natural alternatives during the holiday season. According to IRI, the...  more »

Retail evolution: how US salty snacks market can tap the opportunities

Convenience stores and drug stores have a big opportunity to further grow their share of the salty snacks market as US shopping habits change, according to analysts. Growth in the...  more »

It's showtime! A taste of the snacks to be exhibited at ISM 2016

However, if you would like to share the information in this article, you may use the headline, summary and link below: It's showtime! A taste of the snacks to be exhibited at ISM...  more »

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