From Basic to Booming: 4 Emerging Pumpkin Spice Trends, Brands, and Categories

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Pumpkin Spice: A Basic Trend Gone Mainstream What comes to mind when you think of fall? Leaves changing? Football? How about pumpkin spice? This quintessential fall flavor has won over not only the hearts of shoppers but also shelf space as more and more brands release a seasonal pumpkin spice flavor as the season rolls … Read more From Basic to Booming: 4 Emerging Pumpkin Spice Trends, Brands, and Categories

Beverage Trends: 5 In-Demand Beverage Categories to Watch

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More than Thirst Quenchers Today, beverages are so much more than a way to quench our thirst. Shoppers are forming new habits to support their sustainability initiatives, their social behavior, and more often than not, their health. As we analyze current beverage trends, here are 5 beverage categories whose stand-out growth rates have caught our … Read more Beverage Trends: 5 In-Demand Beverage Categories to Watch

In Time for Summer, Sports Drinks Clean Up

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By Jill Failla   May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, when the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition encourages everyone to get outside and “Move in May.” And when it comes to exercising in the hot summer sun, in May and beyond, hydration is key. Knowing that many consumers turn to sports … Read more In Time for Summer, Sports Drinks Clean Up

Consumer TrendWatch: Milk

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Household panel data shows that some core organic milk consumers have turned away from organic milk purchases over the last three years. With NaturaLink Consumer Segmentation, SPINS’ Consumer Insights Solution program explores buyer behavior around milk and other categories that may be winning those dollars. Leverage SPINS’ insights to better understand the shifting factors that … Read more Consumer TrendWatch: Milk

2017 Trend Roundup

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Last year, SPINS’ industry experts forecasted the top 10 trends for 2017. From facial masks to eating insects to regenerative agriculture and more… How did our trend predictions fare in 2017? Fill out the form below to access and download the SPINS Trend Roundup: Recapping Our Predictions for 2017.

Policy Insights: An Examination of the Soda Tax

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In 2014, Berkeley, CA, became the first city in the United States to implement a public health-based soda tax. There are now eight jurisdictions in the U.S. to have passed a similar tax, though one in Cook County, IL, has been recently repealed. What do these laws mean for manufacturers and retailers – not to … Read more Policy Insights: An Examination of the Soda Tax