Positioning Snacks For Post-Pandemic Success

Euromonitor International’s Jared Koerten reveals which claims have gained traction during the pandemic and identifies those poised to stay. Cleveland — The COVID-19 pandemic transformed snacking. Portability, on-the-go and social occasions were disrupted by quarantine orders and distancing efforts. Sales…

Sweetener Users Group Praises Sugar Reform Legislation

Washington — Legislation introduced in Congress yesterday could bring long-overdue reform to federal sugar subsidies, according to a statement from the Sweetener Users Association (SUA). “The U.S. sugar program has needed an update for decades,” says SUA President Rick Pasco….

Study Says Consumer Trust In Fairtrade Certified Brands Is Growing

Washington — Fairtrade America‘s newly released Fairtrade Consumer Insights report reports increased trust and favorable perception of Fairtrade certified brands and products, as well as increased recognition of the Fairtrade Mark among U.S. and global consumers. Fairtrade America is an…

Second Quarter Candy Sales Grow By Double Digits

Cleveland — Confectionery continues to deliver growth in 2021, up 3.5 percent for the 52 weeks ending July 11, 2021, according to Information Resources, Inc. (IRI). While most categories around the store are still seeing elevated demand versus 2019 pre-pandemic…