When it comes to snack trends that stick around, chewy candy is high on the list. Chewy candy not only satisfies the American consumer’s sweet tooth; it also helps satisfy foodservice operators’ appetite for sales. Though chocolate maintains the lead as a sales generator, chewy candy ate up nearly $3.3 billion in sales in the 52 weeks ending March 20, 2016, and saw a 6.5% increase in dollar sales from 2015.1
Topics: Millennials, Sugar-Free, SOUR PATCH KIDS, Fat-Free, Flavors & Ingredients, Packaging
For many foodservice operations and manufacturers, clean label is a way of wiping the slate clean–no more questionable ingredients or unhealthy additives that could raise the eyebrows of increasingly health-conscious consumers.
Topics: Better-for-You, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Low-Carb, Non-GMO, Fat-Free, Sustainability, Packaging