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O, Christmas Treat: How Candy Canes Sweeten The Holidays

Candy canes are a simple mix of sugar, corn syrup and flavored oils, yet the treats are so popular they are the number one selling non-chocolate candy in the month of December,...  more »

Symrise Delivers Latest Series of Nut-Based Snack Flavours

Ingredients and flavourings business Symrise is launching its latest "totally nuts", a range of nutty flavours developed for the snacks and confectionery market. The series...  more »

Premiumization Sweetening U.S. Chocolate Market

Premiumization has emerged as a key driving force in the chocolate market's growth, a recent report from market research firm Packaged Facts revealed. According to Chocolate Candy:...  more »

Better-for-You Trend Impacting Sales of Non-Chocolate Candy

Like many segments of the U.S. food and beverage industry, non-chocolate candy was challenged by concerns about sugar consumption as more consumers tweaked their lifestyles to...  more »

Sweet Treats & More: What's Trending on Los Angeles' Food Scene?

To find out who made the list, we looked at Los Angeles businesses on Yelp by category and counted how many reviews each received. Rather than compare them based on number of...  more »

Packaged Facts: Non-Chocolate Candy Sales Reach $11 Billion

Market research firm Packaged Facts estimates total retail dollar sales of the U.S. non-chocolate candy market will reach $11 billion in 2018, with sales increasing at a compound...  more »

Latest US Chocolate And Candy Trends According To Mintel: Bite Size, Functional Ingredients And Premium

The consumer research firm noted, although fun-sized confections are flying off the shelves during Halloween, Americans tend to treat themselves with bite-sized chocolate...  more »

10/19/2018

Sweet Talk

Tags: Sweet, Millennials, Confectionery, Gen ZSource: FoodBev

Confectionery Brands Are Missing A Trick And A Treat At Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, confectionery brands are gearing up to make the most of it. Because the spookiest day of the year isnt just about kids anymore October 31st...  more »

The 25 Most Popular Halloween Candies in America

When you go trick-or-treating, it seems like everything is actually a treat. Pillowcases, plastic pumpkins and cauldrons are filled to the brim with packaged sweets and delights...  more »

Cleaning Up Candy

Kris Bronner and his brother, Nicky, co-founders of UNREAL chocolate snacks, know what its like to have parents who care about what their children eat. The Bronners were so...  more »

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