Trendwatch: Whole Grains

SPINS trend watch - whole grains

Many studies have shown the health benefits of whole grains, but grain labels often lack clear guidance on whole grain content and at times can even be misleading. How much is enough? Which foods pack the biggest whole grain punch? Are there whole grain options for those who prefer to avoid gluten? The Whole Grains … Read moreTrendwatch: Whole Grains

Compellon Forms Advisory Board to Inform Its Development of Novel Prescriptive Analytics Technology

Compellon™, the developer of breakthrough prescriptive analytics, has announced the formation of an Advisory Board to guide the development of marketing applications utilizing its platform technology, Compellon 20|20. Representing broad marketing expertise, SPINS Senior Director of Advanced Analytics Research and Services Debbie Samuels joins the board as one of its first three members!

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SPINS 2016 Trend Predictions

spins trend watch - 2016 trend predictions

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