As SPINS’ Marketing Data Analyst and Trade Show Insider, Scott covers the latest trends and insights within the Health and Wellness Industry. After going virtual in 2020, Expo East returned to an in-person experience in Philadelphia this year. Even though we were all wearing masks and practicing safety precautions, it felt like old times. Brands … Read more Expo East 2021 Recap: 6 Trends at Natural Products Expo and the Brands Behind Them
Concerned Shoppers Are Taking Control During the lockdown months, many shoppers had limited options when it came to their health routines. Some gyms and fitness classes were closed, while plenty of people didn’t feel comfortable returning to in-person workouts anyway. Between those restrictions, a desire to stay healthy (and out of the doctor’s office), and … Read more Health and Wellness Market Growth Drivers to Watch: Shoppers Prioritize Dietary Needs and Sustainability Concerns
Sustainable Products Address Climate Issues As climate crisis emerges as a top issue for consumers, it is important to meet this need every step of the way and in every department of the store. In the same way, it is becoming more critical to source ingredients for food/beverage that will have a lower environmental footprint, it … Read more New Data: Sustainable Shoppers Want Organic Products and Zero-Waste Packaging
Sustainability in the Pet Industry Sustainability has become a common focus among consumers as concerns about waste reduction and the environment grow. In addition to recycling at home and using cloth shopping bags instead of disposable ones, many consumers are bringing an eye for sustainability to the shopping aisles. Today’s pet parents are searching for sustainable products, from the packaging … Read more From Ingredients to Packaging: How Sustainability Is Influencing the Pet Industry
USDA Certified Organic is foundational in the landscape of today’s sustainability standards. SPINS looked at the top 10 categories for certified organic sales as well as several other initiatives driving change today for a more sustainable tomorrow. Fill out the form below to access and download SPINS’ infographic on The State of Sustainability.
By Jill Failla While the weather may not feel like spring in much of the U.S. right now, this is the time of year when many consumers are sprucing up their homes in anticipation of warmer weather by clearing out the clutter and deep-cleaning what remains. In honor of Earth Day right around the … Read more Green Cleaning for Spring
By Jill Failla SPINS recently expanded its Packaging attribute in the Product Library to the REFRIGERATED YOGURT & KEFIR category, allowing for yet another nuanced view of new and emerging yogurt trends. Using this attribute, SPINS data shows that year-over-year sales for REFRIGERATED YOGURT & KEFIR products in glass jar and glass cup containers are … Read more Glassware Gives Rise to New Yogurts
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 grains, gluten-free grains, and many flours that aren’t made … Read more Fresh-Baked Trends in Alternative Flours