SPINS 2016 Trend Predictions

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SPINS’ Content Development team reflects on the industry to address broader industry trends as well as areas ripe for innovation. Our 2016 predictions feature an array of budding prospects to reach consumers’ progressing tastes and standards, including a fresh take on the local food movement, up and coming specialty flavors, and exciting developments in functional … Read moreSPINS 2016 Trend Predictions

Betting Big on HPP


Michelle Fox Senior Manager, Brand Growth Solutions As consumers seek ingredient transparency, manufacturers have begun to respond by sharing more details on where ingredients come from, how they are processed and ultimately packaged to reach the end products that we see on store shelves. Typically during the manufacturing process, refrigerated packaged products are heated to … Read moreBetting Big on HPP

SPINS Expands Executive Team with the Addition of Susan Szymanski as Vice President – Marketing

Research firm names Foodservice Industry veteran to lead new marketing initiatives   CHICAGO, IL, January 11, 2016 – SPINS™, the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics and consulting for the Natural, Organic and Specialty Products Industry, announces the addition of Susan Szymanski as Vice President Marketing. Szymanski, a progressive marketing expert with broad experience … Read moreSPINS Expands Executive Team with the Addition of Susan Szymanski as Vice President – Marketing

SPINS and Compellon Announce Partnership

CHICAGO, IL, December 16, 2015 – SPINS™, the leading information and service provider for the Natural and Specialty Products Industry, today announces an expansion of its insights offerings through its new partnership with Compellon™, the developer of breakthrough prescriptive analytics that quickly and easily delivers immediate actionable intelligence. How does it work? SPINS leverages its … Read moreSPINS and Compellon Announce Partnership

Cold Brew Coffee on the Rise


Michelle Fox Senior Manager, Brand Growth Solutions In Chicago, the outdoor farmers markets are winding down, the leaves have begun to change and fall is in full swing.  With autumn’s crispness in the air, it’s a great time to reflect on the sweltering, muggy and seemingly-all-too-short summer. It’s hard to pinpoint whether it was the … Read moreCold Brew Coffee on the Rise

How do Meal Replacements Stand Out?

Successful meal replacements go beyond maintaining healthy body composition by addressing the need for personalized nutrition. How do they stand out to cater to a growing variety of consumer health concerns? SPINS’ natural and specialty product expert Kim Kawa discusses the ingredient profiles, health focus and label claims that are helping to differentiate these products in the market.

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SPINS Celebrates Grand Opening of New HQ with Mayor Rahm Emanuel

The Mayor, World Business Chicago, FamilyFarmed, and members of the press officially welcome SPINS to Chicago’s River North neighborhood, a move giving the company greater access to top talent to continue its impressive growth. CHICAGO, IL – On Friday, November 6th, the office was a buzz as Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined SPINS’ Owner & CEO, … Read moreSPINS Celebrates Grand Opening of New HQ with Mayor Rahm Emanuel