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The latest trends, research, and perspectives by SPINS’ team of Natural Products Industry experts
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Probiotic & Prebiotic Trends to Look for at Expo West

March 7, 2018

By Kimberly Kawa Everyone’s talking about pre- and probiotics. Are probiotics the next protein? Are prebiotics the next probiotics? What … Read moreProbiotic & Prebiotic Trends to Look for at Expo West

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A Day in the Life of SPINS’ Pet Consultant

February 26, 2018

Four Questions for Amy Kerr What is your current role in the company? I am working hand in hand with … Read moreA Day in the Life of SPINS’ Pet Consultant

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Heart-Smart Living

February 22, 2018

February is American Heart Month – a time to spread love to others and to ourselves by understanding our heart-disease … Read moreHeart-Smart Living

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Investing in Natural

February 19, 2018

The Natural Products Industry is rapidly changing and growing, with small natural brands increasingly cutting into mega-brands’ sales across channels. … Read moreInvesting in Natural

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Meet Moringa: The Superfood of 2018

February 19, 2018

By Jill Failla In SPINS’ recent 2018 trend predictions webinar, we called out moringa as a superfood to watch this year. … Read moreMeet Moringa: The Superfood of 2018

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SPINS Webinar: Trend Predictions for 2018

February 7, 2018

Director of Natural Insights Brent Coons and Content Strategist Jessica Hochman reveal 2018 trend predictions from the SPINS team, including … Read moreSPINS Webinar: Trend Predictions for 2018

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Popping New Life into an Ancient Snack

January 19, 2018

By Jill Failla Humans have consumed corn for thousands of years. Long before other preparations were possible, Aztec civilizations were … Read morePopping New Life into an Ancient Snack

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Glassware Gives Rise to New Yogurts

January 12, 2018

By Jill Failla SPINS recently expanded its Packaging attribute in the Product Library to the REFRIGERATED YOGURT & KEFIR category, … Read moreGlassware Gives Rise to New Yogurts

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2018 Trend Predictions

January 3, 2018

What’s ahead in 2018? From key nutrients (for people and pets alike) to special diets to sustainable innovations, SPINS’ industry … Read more2018 Trend Predictions

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2017 Trend Roundup

December 14, 2017

Last year, SPINS’ industry experts forecasted the top 10 trends for 2017. From facial masks to eating insects to regenerative … Read more2017 Trend Roundup

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TrendWatch: Produce Picks & Purchases

December 5, 2017

Learn how produce is selling across several key segments and how innovative products are helping consumers integrate more fruits and … Read moreTrendWatch: Produce Picks & Purchases

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Fresh-Baked Trends in Alternative Flours

December 1, 2017

By Jill Failla Spurred by changing consumer lifestyles, including gluten-free, Paleo, Ketogenic, low-FODMAP, and raw diets, as well as a … Read moreFresh-Baked Trends in Alternative Flours

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Policy Insights: An Examination of the Soda Tax

November 28, 2017

In 2014, Berkeley, CA, became the first city in the United States to implement a public health-based soda tax. There … Read morePolicy Insights: An Examination of the Soda Tax

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Key Category Insights for National Diabetes Awareness Month

November 21, 2017

By Jamie Phillips, MS, RDN November is Diabetes Awareness Month, an opportunity for education and raising awareness around this metabolic … Read moreKey Category Insights for National Diabetes Awareness Month

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Out of the Data and Into the Dirt: SPINS’ Adventures in Urban Agriculture

November 9, 2017

By Jessica Hochman There are countless reasons why SPINS is perfectly at home in Chicago, and the city’s vibrant urban … Read moreOut of the Data and Into the Dirt: SPINS’ Adventures in Urban Agriculture