In Time for Summer, Sports Drinks Clean Up

Nooma organic electrolyte drinks

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 moreIn Time for Summer, Sports Drinks Clean Up

Consumer TrendWatch: Milk

SPINS consumer trend-watch - Milk

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 moreConsumer TrendWatch: Milk

Frozen Natural Foods

SPINS trend watch - Frozen 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 Month. Fill out the form below to access and download … Read moreFrozen Natural Foods

2017 Trend Roundup

SPINS trend round up - recapping our trend predictions for 2017

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.

Seven Favorite Finds from the Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition (FNCE)

Rachel Pauls Happy Bars

By Jamie Phillips, MS, RDN Each year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics hosts the Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition. This year marked the Academy’s 100th birthday, so the celebration in our home town of Chicago was extra special. I was thrilled to be there with a record-breaking 13,000 Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) peers … Read moreSeven Favorite Finds from the Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition (FNCE)

SPINS’ Five Favorite Finds from the Summer Fancy Food Show

Watermelon Fruit Jerky

By Jill Failla SPINS’ health & wellness experts attended the Summer Fancy Food Show (SFFS) in New York City earlier this season and rounded up their five favorite products from this specialty food event. “Speaking to the power of the current plant-based movement, all of the products featured in our roundup are made from plants … Read moreSPINS’ Five Favorite Finds from the Summer Fancy Food Show

Plant-Based Nutrition

SPINS trend watch - 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 high-sugar, fat, or sodium intake in the bud – existing … Read morePlant-Based Nutrition

Plant Based Foods Webinar

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Today’s plant based foods industry tops $4.9 Billion, with advancements in consumer education and product innovation continuing to drive sales at retailers across the country. This exciting session will provide an overview of category trends and marketplace dynamics of this sector, and how to make these insights actionable at retail.   Fill out the form … Read morePlant Based Foods Webinar

Pea-lieve It or Not: The Rise of Pea Protein

peas in a pill capsule

Michelle Fox Senior Manager, Brand Growth Solutions There’s been plenty of news about protein over the past few years. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, the average American male consumes 102 grams of protein per day, while the average female consumes about 70 grams. Protein consumption is reflected in retail data; in … Read morePea-lieve It or Not: The Rise of Pea Protein

Webinar: Expo West 2016 Review

SPINS expo west 2016 review

SPINS’ Product Library senior staff mined the Expo West show floor to bring you news of the most exciting innovations, ingredients, and category crossovers. Learn more about the hot new products and trends that have us fired up for a groundbreaking year in the natural products industry!   Fill out the form below to access … Read moreWebinar: Expo West 2016 Review