Takeaways from the Protein Trends & Tech Conference

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By Scott Dicker According to consumer insights firm NMI, there has been a 51% increase over the past 11 years in the percent of the population seeking out foods high in protein, with evidence that they are using protein as a tool for weight management and to promote a healthy lifestyle. The voracious demand for … Read moreTakeaways from the Protein Trends & Tech Conference

SPINSights: Protein

SPINSights - Protein

SPINS data shows that protein-packed items are selling fast at retail outlets, but what exactly do shoppers look for on the shelves? Read on to learn about protein trends, starting in supplements and stretching into surprising new categories. Fill out the form below to access and download SPINSights: Protein

TrendWatch: Snacking in Summer of ’17

SPINS trend watch - what's hot in summer of 2017

Dive deep into the snacking segment with SPINS to see what’s hot in the summer of ’17. Here we use our panoramic view of retail plus our proprietary product attribution to discover exactly where snacks are growing and what the trends are. We also feature hot finds from this year’s Sweets & Snacks Expo. Read … Read moreTrendWatch: Snacking in Summer of ’17

Expo East 2015 Recap

SPINS 2015 expo east trend watch

Expo East was evidence that the pulse of the natural industry continues to stay true to its innate core. SPINS’ Product Library Director Susanna Ghaemi explores the new category introductions, spillover trends, and ingredient spotlights on this year’s showfloor. (As always, our recap has lots of content – we appreciate your patience as it loads!) … Read moreExpo East 2015 Recap

Expo West 2015 Recap

SPINS 2015 Expo West Trend watch

Though innovation was plentiful at Expo West, our team was encouraged to find that it’s not just about the latest ingredient (or the latest lack thereof!) – it’s about the holistic experience of good people making great things, and doing good along the way. Check out our recap highlighting some of our show favorites this … Read moreExpo West 2015 Recap