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10/19/2018

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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 »

No Chocolates By 2050? What We Need To Understand About 'Chocapocalypse'

No more chocolateby 2050? Several articles have pointed recently that we are heading to a major chocolate crisis. Global chocolatemarket value keeps reaching new highs, potentially...  more »

Product Focus: Candy

The high sugar content of candy would seemingly make these products inherently maligned, but many candy manufacturers have acknowledged the shift in consumer attitudes about...  more »

9 Japanese Sweets You Should Try

The Japanese are masters at a lot of things innovation, technology, art. But the one thing they do best is create delicious food. Whether its wagashi, traditional confections, or a...  more »

Millennials' taste buds and demand for healthier snacks force brands to innovate or be ignored

To tap into social media influencing millennials idea of perfection, confectionery brands are being forced to broaden their horizon of possibility and opportunity when marketing to...  more »

Pastiglie Leone: Because Even Italy's Checkout Aisle Candy Is Beautiful

And recently, I picked up some strange candies, packaged in beautiful, ornate tins, a design from another century. I thought why not? (the line was long) and threw them in the...  more »

Some Like It Hot: Spicy Candy On The Rise

Multiple brands have come out with spicy candiesrecently,such asStarburstandSkittlesSweet Heat and Jolly Ranchers Hotties, that have hit the candy trend right on point.Sales of...  more »

The Top Five Trends Spotted at Sweets & Snacks Expo 2018

It's no surprise at a candy and snacks show that chocolate would have a significant presence, from bars, to being cascaded over popcorn, to being featured as part of snack mixes....  more »

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