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...  

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...  

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...  

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...  

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...  

5 Trends Impacting Development of Sweets and Snacks in 2020

Having identified the Top Ten Trends for 2020, Innova Market Insights has highlighted how some of these trends impact the sweets and snacks categories. [more...]RELATED: Top 12...  

Confectionery Category Fueled by Novel Colors, Flavors and Textures

Premium chocolate and candy products that offer an element of novelty are trending in new confectionery launches. Consumers are seeking unusual colors, popping candy, hot and spicy...  

Trends in Better-For-You Sweet LTOs for Healthy January

Over the past several years, culinary trends have continued to lean toward better for you (BFY) foods that promote healthier lifestyles without sacrificing flavor. 2019 saw...  

Wafer Confectionery Trends: Talking Texture and Flavor

Thin and crispy, wafers are often enjoyed while theyre sandwiching cream but for decades, candy companies have also incorporated them into tasty, textural confections. Kit Kat,...  

Salt, Acid, Spice and Texture Dominate 2020 Dessert Trends

Salt, Acid, Spice, and Texture Dominate The Desserts at the 2019 StarChefs ICC Desserts are traditionally the sweet treat that we allow ourselves at the end of a meal; but, these...  

The confectionery category is ripe with inspiration for many other sweet product categories.

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Happy Holidays from Symrise, We'll See You Next Decade!

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