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New Ice Cream Trends Emerge But Flavour Still King

Market research firm Innova Market Insights has found that while flavour is still the most important choice factor and purchase driver for ice cream…
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Explore Dairy Innovation Ideas to Stay Competitive in the Post-Pandemic Food Story

With the days getting longer and the temperatures warming, consumers are itching to get out and do things. In areas where safety protocols remain in…
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Top Flavors for 2021 for Those Seeking Premium Indulgences

While consumers increasingly want healthy, natural foods, that doesn’t mean they’re shunning all indulgences. Nor does it mean that indulgences have…
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Tags: Dairy, Market Trends Source: Berry On Dairy

Dairy Foods 2021: It’s Time to File Away the Strict Definition of Dairy Products

Congratulations to the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) for hosting the best virtual conference I have attended during the pandemic. (The…
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Dairy Foods Innovation: Formulating Experiences

Consumer packaged goods marketers are now going to great lengths to provide experiential moments. Here’s my favorite so far. For Valentine’s Day,…
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Tags: Dairy, Market Trends, Innovation Source: Food Dive

Study: Higher Plant-Based Milk Prices Are Justified, But Dairy Milk is Too Cheap

While plant-based milk's retail prices can be twice that of dairy milk, the premium is justifiable because of its more expensive blending and bottling…
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Confectionery Sales Remain Resilient as Industry Prepares for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day chocolate and candy lighten the mood during during uncertain times, according to NCA. [continue...]
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The New Norm for Direct to Consumer Channels

Trend Perspectives by Cynthia Maxwell When you think about some of the positive shopping aspects that resulted from the challenges of 2020 & 2021,…
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Ticking the plant-based box: Vegan-friendly confectionery gathers pace, says Innova Market Insights

In the confectionery market, increasingly milk-free and gelatin-free products are hitting the shelves, answering the demands of health-conscious…
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Tags: Chocolate, Flavor, Market Trends Source: Symrise

The Great Dark vs. Milk Chocolate Debate

Bitter or sweet, chocolate is a universally loved treat that evolves with the times to be both comforting and indulgent. As consumers move towards…
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