Experts predict a bright future for natural and organic beverages, along with the retailers that carry these products. SPINS’ natural and specialty product expert Jake Knepper weighs in on the rising popularity of locally sourced ingredients and new trends when it comes to healthy beverages.
SPINS’ natural and specialty product expert Veronica Eckl explores the legacy proteins such as soy, rice, whey and meat that have previously shouldered the weight of criticism, yet are making a comeback as higher-quality, allergy-friendly options through enhanced manufacturing and production efforts. Their comeback puts a new spin on not only the variety of products on the shelf that are available for supplementation, but it also brings questions about the treatment of protein manufacturing to the table when discussing quality.
The Non-GMO Project has seen “tremendous growth” in its verification in the beer, wine and spirits category. Quoted from his growing arsenal of SPINS blog pieces, SPINS analyst and in-house brew expert Gerald Oksanen reiterates the point and makes light of the growth of Non GMO beers in conjunction with the increasing importance of the certification across the industry.
Goddess Garden is one of the fastest-growing natural sunscreen brands in the US. With dollar growth of natural sunscreen reaching 24% over last year, SPINS weighs in on what’s driving the very healthy growth of the segment.
The herb/botanical supplement market experienced positive growth for 10 consecutive years through 2013. SPINS spells out which are the top selling herbs and supplements.
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.
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.
In this comprehensive overview of the ingredients market and the trends in today’s most vital ingredient sectors, SPINS provides data and insights into turmeric, caffeinated products and their alternatives, magnesium, omega-3s and probiotics.
Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan – an increasing number of consumers are making lifestyle changes to their diets. SPINS provides data and insights into the vegan, allergen-friendly and paleo segments.