Sweets & Snacks 2022: 7 Trends We Saw at the Expo

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The Sweets & Snacks Expo made its return to Chicago for the first time since 2019—just in time to celebrate its 25th anniversary. From May 24-26, thousands of manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, brokers, and exhibitors (and a plenty of fun mascots) filled McCormick place to see what exciting innovation is coming to the sweets and snacks … Read more Sweets & Snacks 2022: 7 Trends We Saw at the Expo

5 Takeaways From The Sweets & Snacks Expo 2021

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As SPINS’ Marketing Data Analyst and Trade Show Insider, Scott covers the latest trends and insights within the Health and Wellness Industry.  As we wrap up The Sweets & Snacks Expo in Indianapolis, the first in-person trade show SPINS attended in over a year and half, we can reflect on what has happened and where we are going from here.  The … Read more 5 Takeaways From The Sweets & Snacks Expo 2021

5 Sweets Without Spooky Ingredients

You may not be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself to some delicious sweets. Check out these better-for-you candy brands that will satisfy your sweet tooth without any spooky ingredients. 1. SmartSweets Photo courtesy of @smartsweets, Instagram   SmartSweets helps you kick sugar while keeping candy! … Read more 5 Sweets Without Spooky Ingredients

Infographic: Cleaner Candy

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The candy category is inherently indulgent, but it’s also a hotbed of innovation where natural values, gourmet tastes, and dietary motivations converge to reveal insights about the greater marketplace. SPINS looked at innovation across candy, including natural and specialty products’ growth, sweeteners, and popular dietary trends to discover how consumers satisfy cravings for sweets without … Read more Infographic: Cleaner Candy