3 Categories on the Rise this Pumpkin Flavor Season

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There’s a Pumpkin Product for Every Meal Occasion Pumpkin spice has become such a popular seasonal staple that its annual return is eagerly awaited by its devotees and even newsworthy. (Seriously.) However, pumpkin flavor is having its own time in the spotlight—even without the spice! PSLs aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. After all, pumpkin spice … Read more 3 Categories on the Rise this Pumpkin Flavor Season

From Functional to Low and Non-Alcoholic Beverages: How Natural Alcohol is Driving Innovation to the Category

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Get to Know SPINS’ Alcohol Attributes and Categories Today’s alcohol aisles and coolers are filled with more variety than ever, offering natural alcohol options as well as non-alcoholic alternatives to appeal to the health-conscious shopper. Long gone are the days of simply asking someone if they would like a beer or glass of wine. Which … Read more From Functional to Low and Non-Alcoholic Beverages: How Natural Alcohol is Driving Innovation to the Category

Keep Up with Body Care’s Evolution into Clean Label with Better Data

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SPINS Refreshes Body Care Categories and Attributes The health and wellness industry has seen a monumental shift in consumers’ focus for better-for-you products. And while the spotlight typically falls on food and beverage, the clean label skincare audience has begun to follow suit. Today, shoppers are applying the same attention to body care ingredients that … Read more Keep Up with Body Care’s Evolution into Clean Label with Better Data

Cognitive Health Ingredient Trends and How Nootropics Are Helping Mental Performance

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Consumers Increasingly Look to Boost            Mental Health and Focus The core of the health and wellness market has always been about improvement. Better-for-you foods. Better-for-the-planet packaging. Better-for-your-skin body care. As this mentality gained widespread appeal, natural shoppers began to seek products that addressed specific concerns. That’s never been truer than … Read more Cognitive Health Ingredient Trends and How Nootropics Are Helping Mental Performance

Performance Nutrition Ingredient Attributes and How Vitamins and Supplements Are Evolving

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Understanding the Complete View of the Market The majority of American adults take vitamins and supplements, according to the CDC. Those findings don’t consider the effects that COVID had on shopping habits and health concerns. SPINS Product Intelligence data shows that over the last year, as shoppers wanted to stay as health as possible and … Read more Performance Nutrition Ingredient Attributes and How Vitamins and Supplements Are Evolving

3 Pet Retail Trends Defining Today’s Pet Market [New Data]

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Why Millennial Pet Owners Are Choosing the In-Store Experience Now that pandemic lockdowns are appearing in the rearview mirror, what does the state of the pet industry look like? We know millennial pet owners are leading the way in new pet ownership and natural-sourced diets. Plus, the pet retail market is experiencing a 3.7% dollar … Read more 3 Pet Retail Trends Defining Today’s Pet Market [New Data]

The Future of Natural Products: 5 Signs of Continued Growth [Expo West 2021 Keynote]

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Kathryn Peters is the Executive Vice President of Business Development for SPINS. 5 Signs That Natural Has a Healthy Future We’re midway through 2021, lockdown restrictions are easing, and the future of natural products looks bright but still has plenty of unknowns. We still have the rest of summer, back-to-school (and possibly back-to-office) season ahead … Read more The Future of Natural Products: 5 Signs of Continued Growth [Expo West 2021 Keynote]

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

The State of Plant-Based Products and 3 Tips to Stay Ahead of the Evolving Market

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Plant-Based Market Growth Continues to Impress Plant-based products might seem like a ubiquitous topic in the health and wellness industry, and it is—for a good reason. Today, plant-based products sit at the intersection of several consumer priorities, which create a business opportunity that retailers and CPG brands are paying attention to. With so much talk about how hot plant-based products are right now, you might … Read more The State of Plant-Based Products and 3 Tips to Stay Ahead of the Evolving Market

New Data: Sustainable Shoppers Want Organic Products and Zero-Waste Packaging

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Sustainable Products Address Climate Issues As climate crisis emerges as a top issue for consumers, it is important to meet this need every step of the way and in every department of the store. In the same way, it is becoming more critical to source ingredients for food/beverage that will have a lower environmental footprint, it … Read more New Data: Sustainable Shoppers Want Organic Products and Zero-Waste Packaging