Plant-Based Trends in Every Department: 7 Innovations to Watch for in 2021

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Plant-Based Choices in Every Aisle Plant-based diets might not be new, but you couldn’t tell that from looking at store shelves. Over the last few years, innovation and customer demand have moved the category beyond the longtime staples (i.e., plant-based meats and milk alternatives) and into a variety of new plant-based offerings across the entire store.   Throughout 2021, innovative plant-based brands will greet wellness-focused … Read more Plant-Based Trends in Every Department: 7 Innovations to Watch for in 2021

From Functional Snacking to Climatarian Lifestyles: Here’s What We Know About Dietary Trends in 2021

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New Year, New Lifestyle Mindset The perennial mindset of “New year, new you, new diet” isn’t quite the same in 2021: The pandemic is still on the rise, many people are still working from home, avoiding crowded places, and trying to keep up with their kids’ virtual schooling. People might be aiming to start fresh in … Read more From Functional Snacking to Climatarian Lifestyles: Here’s What We Know About Dietary Trends in 2021

2021 Functional Ingredients Trends: Food As Medicine Becomes a Priority for Shoppers

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Functional Ingredients Become a Type of Medicine The idea that a mindful diet can improve overall health is not exactly new—especially to anyone in the natural and wellness space. Last year, COVID led more shoppers to take this approach and consider the long-term health benefits of what they eat and drink. With a strong immune … Read more 2021 Functional Ingredients Trends: Food As Medicine Becomes a Priority for Shoppers

What to Expect in 2021: 5 Themes for Natural and Wellness Trends That Will Shape the Industry

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5 Themes that Will Define Natural and Wellness Trends in 2021 As we kick off a new (and hopefully better) year, our experts will be sharing the natural and wellness trends that will drive shopper behavior in 2021. To set the stage, we’ve put together 5 major themes that we’ll be unpacking over the next several weeks. … Read more What to Expect in 2021: 5 Themes for Natural and Wellness Trends That Will Shape the Industry

SPINSights: Good Planet Foods on the Journey of an Emerging Brand

In the market today, it’s important for brands to define what their better-for-you mission is to gain the attention of retailers and connect with consumers. As we see new trends emerge, such as plant-based, retailers want to offer the most differentiated products that fit consumer preferences, and small player brands want the opportunity to be … Read more SPINSights: Good Planet Foods on the Journey of an Emerging Brand

Plant-Based Attributes: A Guide to the Evolving Definitions in Today’s Plant-Based Market

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Plant-Based Attributes are Evolving The growing popularity of plant-based options has helped push sales of plant-based items up year over year, with this year’s pandemic-induced stock-up accelerating that growth. While meatless, vegetarian, and vegan options have been around for years, they are only part of today’s plant-based market. The scope of today’s plant-based options is … Read more Plant-Based Attributes: A Guide to the Evolving Definitions in Today’s Plant-Based Market

3 Plant-Based Brands to Power Your Week

Whether you’re a life-long vegan or plant-based curious, these 3 brands will bring you the nourishment and satisfaction you need. 1. Lavva Photo courtesy of @lovvelavva, Instagram   WHY: Lavva’s dairy-free yogurt, powered by Pili nuts, contains no added sugar, and is rich in nourishing fats to bring you a superfood like no other! 2. … Read more 3 Plant-Based Brands to Power Your Week

Plant-Based is Booming! “Now What?” for Retailers

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Plant-based categories are growing at double digits and the pandemic has already brought 2 million new customers to the category. And that’s just a fraction of the market share that plant-based has the potential to reach. It’s beyond just a trend; it’s a way of life for more and more of your customers. On July … Read more Plant-Based is Booming! “Now What?” for Retailers

Plant-Based is Booming! “Now What?” for Brands

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Plant-based continues to grow, increasing in sales, and stretching into new categories and subcategories with new products entering the market regularly. On July 29, Experts from SPINS’ Product Intelligence and Brand teams discussed the plant-based boom and how brands can succeed in this rapidly growing and evolving space: The evolution and emergence of plant-based trends … Read more Plant-Based is Booming! “Now What?” for Brands

3 Reasons Why Plant-Based Is Growing So Quickly

Innovation, Nutrition, New Customers: The Factors Driving Plant-Based Growth 2020 has been a big year for plant-based products. They have been outpacing all food sales during the pandemic. Shoppers new to the category have already shown a tendency to become repeat customers who will to spend extra. Plant-based sales were already on an upward trajectory prior to COVID-19, but that growth accelerated … Read more 3 Reasons Why Plant-Based Is Growing So Quickly