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Sweet Success: Catching Up with Confectionery Foodservice Trends

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on May 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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The future looks sweet for the global confectionery sector, and foodservice operators stand poised to unwrap a world of opportunities.

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Topics: Millennials, Gluten-Free, Non-GMO, Chocolate, Consumers

Better-for-You Buzzwords: Hold the Sugarcoating

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Jun 12, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Growing consumer demand for more wholesome and nutritious snack options has led to a vast buffet of buzzwords for better-for-you offerings. As foodservice operators scan the smorgasbord in search of trustworthy morsels of information, it makes sense to demystify better-for-you snack-speak and read between the lines of the buzzwords.

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Topics: Millennials, Snack, Better-for-You, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Non-GMO, Foodservice Industry, Health & Wellness, Packaging

Applying Well-Being Snack Trends in Business | Spotlight Interview

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on May 29, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

“It seems that health-and-wellness snacking used to be more on the fringe but has really made its way into more mainstream and is now part of everyday lives.”
 
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Topics: Millennials, Snacking, Snack, Gen Z, Baby Boomers, Gluten-Free, Non-GMO, belVita Breakfast Biscuits, OREO, RITZ, Sales & Profitability, Operations, Gen Y

Free-From Snack Trends Not Allergic to Success

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Apr 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

The better-for-you snack segment is a booster shot for business, surpassing the sales growth of the entire food and beverage market, according to a report from Packaged Facts, a market intelligence firm.1 A convergence of factors, including portability, higher nutritional value and clean labeling, has spurred sales over the past decade for wellness-oriented snacks, resulting in a compound growth rate (CAGR) of 4.7%,and surpassing overall food and beverage growth.1

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Topics: Cookies/Bars/Snacks, Better-for-You, Gluten-Free, Health & Wellness, Packaging

Raising the Bar: Breakfast Bars as a Better-For-You Snack Trend

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Dec 26, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Diversified, delicious and nutritious, breakfast bars and snack bar varieties are a dream-come-true for foodservice operators who want to offer snack options that cater to their customers’ busy lifestyles. As a go-to snack source for on-the-go consumers who gravitate toward quick treats with enough nutritional value to replace a sit-down meal, the bar category is booming.

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Topics: Millennials, Mobile, Breakfast, Better-for-You, Gluten-Free, Non-GMO, Menu Strategy, Retail, Food & Beverage, Operations

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