Consumers Are Heading to the Freezer: 3 Factors Driving Frozen Foods Trends in 2020

The Rising Popularity of Frozen Foods Frozen foods are popular kitchen staples for several reasons: a long shelf life, convenience, and an abundance of comfort food options. That’s been especially important in 2020, but the pandemic isn’t the only reason you can expect frozen foods trends to continue the upward momentum.   In a recent webinar, Reframing the … Read more Consumers Are Heading to the Freezer: 3 Factors Driving Frozen Foods Trends in 2020

Hot Trends in Frozen Desserts

Trending Frozen Treats

Frozen treats are one of the coolest, most fun categories in the store, and specialty and wellness-focused options for both dairy and plant-based varieties are taking center stage across the freezer section. SPINS took an in-depth look at how diversified dairy alternatives, gourmet flavors, and better-for-you treats are delighting consumers as they look to beat … Read more Hot Trends in Frozen Desserts

Hot Trends in Frozen Desserts This Summer and Beyond

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by Jill Failla Can frozen desserts provide indulgent treats to please discerning health & wellness shoppers? Certainly! Natural frozen desserts that satisfy special diet needs – and even those claiming functional health benefits – are stealing share of the freezer shelf this summer. In the FZ ICE CREAM subcategory, items in SPINS’ Natural Positioning Group … Read more Hot Trends in Frozen Desserts This Summer and Beyond

Get to Know Today’s Pet Industry with Goldman Sachs

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Recently, SPINS joined forces with Goldman Sachs to take a close look at today’s pet industry to uncover the current state of the market, and better inform its outlook going into 2021 and beyond. With nearly 7 in 10 households being home to a pet, there is a massive opportunity—$43 billion to be exact—for brands and retailers … Read more Get to Know Today’s Pet Industry with Goldman Sachs

10 Woman-Led Brands to Support During Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ve gathered 10 women owned brands worth celebrating! From snacks to sweets and everything in between, these talented women are shaking up the health food channel. Be sure to support these women year round as they continue to lead the charge in natural food innovation! Chickapea Founder Shelby Taylor … Read more 10 Woman-Led Brands to Support During Women’s History Month

From Functional Snacking to Climatarian Lifestyles: Here’s What We Know About Dietary Trends in 2021

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New Year, New Lifestyle Mindset The perennial mindset of “New year, new you, new diet” isn’t quite the same in 2021: The pandemic is still on the rise, many people are still working from home, avoiding crowded places, and trying to keep up with their kids’ virtual schooling. People might be aiming to start fresh in … Read more From Functional Snacking to Climatarian Lifestyles: Here’s What We Know About Dietary Trends in 2021

Natural & Specialty Brands Win Easter…Again

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by SPINS’ Director of Client Insights Jason Loughrin The top-selling week of the year for candy in 2018 was not the week of Halloween. It wasn’t the week of Valentine’s Day, either, or Christmas. It was the week leading up to Easter, when $951.3 million worth of confections were sold through Natural, Specialty Gourmet, Conventional … Read more Natural & Specialty Brands Win Easter…Again

Probiotic & Prebiotic Trends to Look for at Expo West

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By Kimberly Kawa Everyone’s talking about pre- and probiotics. Are probiotics the next protein? Are prebiotics the next probiotics? What does sales movement look like in the data, and what should be on your radar at Expo West this year? Through the lens of SPINS’ Product Library attribution and segmentation, we can dive into macro … Read more Probiotic & Prebiotic Trends to Look for at Expo West

Specialty Sings at the Summer Fancy Food Show

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Kathryn Shear, operations lead on the SPINS Product Library team, recently attended this year’s Summer Fancy Food Show® hosted by the Specialty Food Association® (SFA). When we asked Kathryn, a seasoned specialty products expert, what’s new and exciting in specialty foods, she had lots to report! “I walked into the Summer Fancy Food Show with … Read more Specialty Sings at the Summer Fancy Food Show