Ice Cream Innovation: Satisfy Sweet Tooths Without the Guilt

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Choosing Your Ice Cream Innovation Team Summer is in full swing and with cities lifting their lockdown procedures, we’re on track for a “normal” season. When you take a trip down the nostalgic summer lane, you probably think of swimming, sun, and a frozen treat to end the day. We don’t know about you, but … Read more Ice Cream Innovation: Satisfy Sweet Tooths Without the Guilt

5 Takeaways From The Sweets & Snacks Expo 2021

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As SPINS’ Marketing Data Analyst and Trade Show Insider, Scott covers the latest trends and insights within the Health and Wellness Industry.  As we wrap up The Sweets & Snacks Expo in Indianapolis, the first in-person trade show SPINS attended in over a year and half, we can reflect on what has happened and where we are going from here.  The … Read more 5 Takeaways From The Sweets & Snacks Expo 2021

Health and Wellness Market Growth Drivers to Watch: Shoppers Prioritize Dietary Needs and Sustainability Concerns

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Concerned Shoppers Are Taking Control During the lockdown months, many shoppers had limited options when it came to their health routines. Some gyms and fitness classes were closed, while plenty of people didn’t feel comfortable returning to in-person workouts anyway. Between those restrictions, a desire to stay healthy (and out of the doctor’s office), and … Read more Health and Wellness Market Growth Drivers to Watch: Shoppers Prioritize Dietary Needs and Sustainability Concerns

8 Trends (and Innovative Products) Set to Drive Grocery Sales 

Top Findings from New Hope’s Natural Products Expo West Virtual  Every year, the most innovative brands and retailers go to New Hope’s Natural Products Expo to stay on top of the industry’s latest trends and to understand what store shelves will look like in coming months. Even though the expo was once again virtual, the sessions … Read more 8 Trends (and Innovative Products) Set to Drive Grocery Sales 

June’s Top Stories You Won’t Want To Miss

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Summer is starting off hot in the health and wellness industry! We saw a wide variety of media coverage last month including successful launches, increasing trends and more. Below are the top not-to-be missed articles for June: Jump to: Industry Trends, What Brands Are Up To, Retail Roundup Industry Trends Label Claims and Global Flavors … Read more June’s Top Stories You Won’t Want To Miss

Latest Dairy Trends: Don’t Count Them Out

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Plant-based milk has made quite the splash on the shelves of supermarkets across the country. From a multitude of offerings including almond, oat, and cashew, plant-based options are more readily available than ever before. Refrigerated oat-milk alone is up 143% across all channels, while the overall plant-based category is worth a whopping $7 billion. And … Read more Latest Dairy Trends: Don’t Count Them Out

What Natural Shoppers Are Buying for the BBQ: 3 Data-Backed Shopper Trends for Grilling Season

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With cities across the country lifting their lockdown restrictions and vaccines becoming more readily available, summer BBQs are sure to make up for lost time. As you begin to plan out your summer celebrations with friends and loved ones, you’ll be happy to know that all the meals, snacks, and drinks you’ll be consuming don’t … Read more What Natural Shoppers Are Buying for the BBQ: 3 Data-Backed Shopper Trends for Grilling Season