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10/20/2020

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Tags: Consumer Trends, Ice Cream, SensorySource: Moms

Why Is Ice Cream So Comforting?

It's not just a coincidence that eating ice cream creates feelings of comfort, and despite this dessert actually being freezing cold, it feels like a warm hug full of cozy...  more »

Studies Reveal Lockdown Period Prompts Greater Snacking Trends and Health Awareness

The international period of lockdown and quarantine over coronavirus has led to a significant change in the UK’s food habits according to new research from Olam Cocoa, which...  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 »

The Influence of Simple and Minimalist Lifestyle on Food and Drink in 2020

Trend Perspectives by Cynthia Maxwell What do simple food and beverage trends look like for 2020/2021? It’s all about “less.” How about this: General Mills just announced the...  more »

Adding Diversity to Baked Goods and Snacks With Inclusions

Inclusions have long been used to provide consumers with creative snacking experiences and are increasingly being used to add a nutritional and functional boost to keep up with the...  more »

Sweet Goods Makers Shifting Strategies

Life has become simpler yet more complicated. There’s a new grind and no great escape. Yes, the time crunch still exists, but it’s changed as increasing family and workplace...  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 »

“Consumer Cocooning” and Rediscovering Nature Among Ice Cream Trends

With many people spending more time at home due to restrictions around COVID-19, ice cream sales continue to increase. Consumers worldwide are facing significant changes to their...  more »

Consumers Seek Comfort in Sweet Baked Goods

At-home consumers aren’t stuck in traffic jams, tied to a train schedule or shuffling their kids to after-school events, but a new routine has been established since the...  more »

Moo-ving onto Gen Z

Gen Z just spent the past five months close to home and eating at home, where all types of dairy foods were being served, as is or in recipes. The dairy industry needs to keep them...  more »

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