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46 Products We Would've Seen At The 2020 Sweets & Snacks Expo

Though the global COVID-19 pandemic prompted the National Confectioners Association to cancel the 2020 Sweets & Snacks Expo, the staff of Candy Industry still wanted to give...  more »

Sweet and Confectionery Trends on the Rise During COVID-19

If there’s anything everyone can agree on right now is that we all deserve a treat, whether that’s a bowl full of freshly scooped ice cream, a warm chocolate chip cookie, or just...  more »

Exclusive Data: Confectioners Plan to Increase Spending on Healthy Ingredients

Two-thirds of respondents expect an increase in healthy, better-for-you and/or functional ingredient operations in the next 12 months, by a 28 percent increase on average. Thats...  more »

Sugar Confectionery Market Worth $69.5bn by 2026 as Sugar Supplies Stay Secure During COVID-19 Crisis

The research doesnt consider the effect on the market from the coronavirus pandemic where, despite an increase in demand for sugar, supplies in Europe and other major consuming...  more »

How Consumers are Shopping Online During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With governments issuing shelter-in-place orders and concerns over the coronavirus spreading in public, it’s not a surprise consumers are turning to the Internet to get what they...  more »

CBD, Saffron and Calamansi Bring Springtime Flavor to Drinks and Dessert

Springtime brings about feelings of rejuvenation, excitement, and new energy. This Spring, major food trends will share similar aspects of refreshment. While health and wellness...  more »

Premium Confectionery and Flavors On-Trend in 2020

Confectionery is building on premiumization in a market that is mature but continuing to grow modestly. Despite rising concerns around sugar intake, consumers continue to demand...  more »

Products We Loved at the 2019 ECRM Everyday and Summer Seasonal Session

ECRM events bring together candy makers and retail buyers for meetings that resemble speed dating, since they have just 10 or 20 minutes at each appointment. [more...]RELATED: The...  more »

02/20/2020

Sweet Talk

Tags: Confectionery, Dessert, DairySource: Symrise

The Sweet Category Adapts: As Seen In The 2020 Winter Fancy Food Show

Each year, the Symrise team heads to the Winter Fancy Food show in San Francisco to check out the year’s latest and upcoming trends from producers all across the country. We’ve...  more »

Consumers Continue to Seek Products With Natural Ingredients

Just over a third of consumers have heard of the term clean label, but that doesnt mean they arent looking for natural products, new research from FMCG Gurus reveals. The research...  more »

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