Inspired by a recent blog post published by SPINS and penned by our own Gerald Oksanen, this BevNET article highlights Gerald’s insights and examines the impact of food trucks as leading incubators for culinary trends and innovation and why new CPG brands should take notice.
CHICAGO, IL April 28, 2015 – SPINS, the leading information and services provider for the Natural and Specialty Products Industry, has announced a new partnership with Reasor’s, a 20-store Northeastern Oklahoma based retailer. While traditionally a mainstream retailer, Reasor’s will become a new Key Account with SPINS and will gain access to SPINS’ data and … Read moreSPINS and Reasor’s Announce New Partnership
Leave it to Americans to combine our love for food and our love of trucks into a hip culinary movement. Food trucks are freaking in. And my wacky generation especially, is all over it. The appeal of these mobile restaurant platforms is that they only offer a few specific things, which allows them to do … Read moreFood Trucks: A Key Incubator for CPG Innovation
SCHAUMBURG, IL April, 2015 – SPINS and the National Co+op Grocers (NCG) are in it for the long haul. The two companies have worked together since 2007 to optimize support of NCG’s retail food co-ops and their 1.3 million consumer-owners, and have just announced an expanded ten-year partnership representative of their mutual commitment to these … Read moreSPINS and NCG Announce Newly Expanded 10-Year Partnership
In a grocery landscape, how do shopper determines which product label claims are true? SPINS’ manager of policy, partner and public relations Amanda Hartt explores the increasing importance of third party certifications.
From the traditional uses associated with digestion and immunity to developing research on behavioral modification, this INSIDER issue is all about probiotics. Check out SPINS’ contribution on page 14.
Though innovation was plentiful at Expo West, our team was encouraged to find that it’s not just about the latest ingredient (or the latest lack thereof!) – it’s about the holistic experience of good people making great things, and doing good along the way. Check out our recap highlighting some of our show favorites this … Read moreExpo West 2015 Recap
The concept of getting back to our roots has been a core element of diet trends over the past couple years as we search for options to increase our lifespan and enhance our quality of life through elimination of processed and fast foods. The Paleo Diet lifestyle has been at the forefront of this movement, … Read moreTrendwatch: Paleo
Natural Products Marketers Embrace the Traditional…and the Digital New Report Published by SPINS, Pure Branding Empowers Natural Products Marketers with Best Practices for Greatest ROI Leading research firms SPINS and Pure Branding’s second Natural Products Marketing Benchmark Report provides quantified best practices for greatest ROI, identifies growth opportunities and latest trends such as supply chain … Read moreNatural Product Marketing Benchmark Report
It’s hard to believe that not long ago, our industry was supported entirely by a handful of small, innovative retailers. With kale, chia, kombucha, and even African super foods springing up in the most unlikely of stores these days, it’s clear that health and wellness products are thriving and have proliferated across retail formats. Natural … Read moreTrendwatch: Natural Retailers