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Falling for Another Flavor: Consumers Cool to Pumpkin Spice, Get Sappy for Maple

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Nov 13, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Pumpkin spice sure is nice, signaling the start of the holiday season and boosting business for foodservice operators across America, where the love affair with the perennial fall flavor seems to pile up sales like so much foliage. 

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Topics: Snacking, Trends, Recipe

Fall Snack Attack: A New Season of Snacking

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Aug 31, 2016 12:08:51 PM

Leaves aren’t the only thing changing this fall season. Snacking trends are changing too as snack-hungry consumers (in particular, millennials) drive consumption to new heights. According to Technomic’s latest Snacking Occasion Consumer Trend Report, snack attacks are increasing in frequency, with 83% of consumers in 2016 snacking on a daily basis, versus 76% in 2014.1 As their lifestyles become more fast-paced, consumers look for quick food fixes in the form of snacks. And, as healthy snacks grow in popularity, many people are becoming more flexible in how they define snacks and when they consume them.

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Topics: Millennials, Trends, Recipe

Chefs Share Their Top 5 Dessert Must-Haves for 2016

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Feb 8, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When you need answers, you gotta go right to the source. In the culinary world that means the innovators, the educators, the trend drivers … oh wait, that’s often the same person: the chef.

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Topics: Desserts, Recipe