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SPINS trend watch - Frozen Foods

Frozen Natural Foods

What do plant-based entrées, gluten-free pizzas, and prebiotics have in common? They’re all trends impacting the frozen foods aisles. SPINS’ new Natural Frozen Foods TrendWatch shares frozen food insights and market trends from SPINS’ Vice President Greg Hobby’s AFFI-CON 2018 presentation during National Frozen Food...

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Kuli Kuli pure moringa vegetable powder

Meet Moringa: The Superfood of 2018

By Jill Failla In SPINS’ recent 2018 trend predictions webinar, we called out moringa as a superfood to watch this year. A complete plant protein, Moringa oleifera is a tree leaf native to Asia (often ground into a powder) that is high in antioxidants, calcium, potassium, and...

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Coffee Flour

Fresh-Baked Trends in Alternative Flours

By Jill Failla Spurred by changing consumer lifestyles, including gluten-free, Paleo, Ketogenic, low-FODMAP, and raw diets, as well as a variety of allergy-friendly and free-from practices, the shelf-stable flour segment is transforming. Historically filled with a variety of wheat products, this space now extends to ancient...

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Beefsteak vegetable soup

Sipping on Soup Snacks

by Jill Failla As more consumers demand portable, healthful snack options, snacking innovation is permeating multiple retail categories—including soup. As another recent enhancement to SPINS’ Product Library, we have expanded our Grab N Go attribute to include ready-to-eat and ready-to-drink soups into additional subcategories to better...

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SPINS trend watch - winter fancy food show 2017

Winter Fancy Food Show Recap

Sharpen those trendspotting skills before Expo West with a walk through the Winter Fancy Food Show with SPINS! Our team’s top picks include product innovations across food and beverage segments plus a panoramic view of macro trends in specialty foods from the show floor. Find out what...

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Portland veg fest sign

VegFest 2016

An annual celebration of plant-based and vegan living, this year’s Portland VegFest drew over 6,000 people for an outstanding program of prominent speakers and, of course, a wide variety of vegan wares. Nonprofit Northwest VEG has served the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA area with...

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SPINS trend watch - expo east 2016

Expo East 2016 Recap

Bigger and better than ever, Natural Products Expo East gave SPINS plenty to chew on in terms of innovative ideas and impressive new products. From plant-based foods to Paleo innovations and ground-breaking body care, our picks represent some of the best products at the show...

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SPINS trend watch - the evolution of snacking

The Evolution of Snacking

As a $72 billion segment in the US with 2.5% sales growth in the last year, snacks outpace the rate of growth of the total food and beverage market by 150%. Read on for macro trends as well as SPINS’ top picks from the Sweets...

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SPINS trend watch - plant-based nutrition

Plant-Based Nutrition

Plant-based nutrition is a key pillar of the natural and organic industry. Mismanagement of the food system, namely livestock agriculture, has led to the rise of vegetarians and an ever more devout vegan subset. However, simply removing meat and dairy from packaged foods doesn’t nip...

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