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Suzy Survey Reveals How COVID-19 Could Impact Valentine’s Day Candy

Most people are hoping to get candy for Valentine’s Day this year, and it’s also the No. 1 thing they plan to buy for those they love. That’s according to a new study from Suzy, a...  more »

Consumers to Refocus on Healthy Eating in 2021 After COVID-19 Snacking

Over the last couple of decades, sugar has been considered as the No. 1 dietary evil, with much attention given to the dangers of excessive amounts in a diet. [continue...] more »

A Look Back at How the Candy Industry Coped With COVID-19 in 2020

Event cancellations, economic impacts, and the general uncertainty of the last year left its mark on candy companies all over the world. [more...] more »

Suzy Research Shows 6 Ways Brands can Help Consumers Celebrate Halloween

While Halloween is usually a big event for the confectionery industry, it has gotten even more attention this year because of how much uncertainty the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has...  more »

What Will the Pandemic Mean for Pumpkin Spice Season?

Fall officially began Tuesday, but as anyone who’s recently purchased coffee, candles, cereal or candy knows, we’ve been knee-deep in pumpkin spice season for a month already. [mor...  more »

2020 State of the Confectionery Industry: Novelty, Spreads Sectors See Innovation

Novelty sector launches new products amid COVID-19 while spreads grow internationally. The novelty candy sector is known for inspiring innovation while constantly releasing new...  more »

2020 State of the Confectionery Industry: Hard Candy Sales Dip

Dollar sales dropped by 2.6 percent in year ending June 14, IRI says. While the chewy candy category continues to grow, U.S. sales for hard candy — driven by lollipops and...  more »

2020 State of the Confectionery Industry: Gummies Drive Growth in Chewy Candy Category

Established gummy brands and category newcomers continue to drive growth in the non-chocolate chewy candy sector. And so far, the sector has done well despite the unprecedented...  more »

Sour Candy Trends: Building on More Adventurous Palates

Sour candy sees steady growth, thanks to rise in chewy candy, consumers' increasingly adventurous palates. Some of the most popular candy and confections are leaving a sour taste...  more »

A Look At Pairing Honey With Other Flavors In Chocolate

Consumers want comfort in their candies and chocolates, especially in recent times. However, they also want to feel good after indulging in their favorites, and that’s where...  more »

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