ADM Reveals 5 Consumer Behaviors Reshaping Food Innovation

Cleveland — Purposeful indulgence is the new “permissible indulgence,” according to ADM. Recently released research from the company found that 56 percent of consumers have purchased comfort food regularly as a result of COVID-19. Companies are responding by developing snacks…

Pandemic Drives Substantial Growth In Gummi Vitamins

Cleveland — Immunity building has been front and center during the COVID-19 pandemic and gummi vitamins a go-to solution for many U.S. consumers. Sales in the sector reached $2.1 billion in 2020, based on Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) multi-outlet channel…

Exploring The Potential Of CBD

Cleveland — During the past few years, the chemical compound extracted from cannabis has elbowed its way into the mainstream at warp speed. Consumers are clamoring for CBD in everything from lotions and cosmetics to gummies, dietary supplements and energy…

Dorval Promotes Coccio, Names Pugh To Manage West

Nanuet, NY — Tom Coccio has been promoted to director of sales at Dorval Trading Co., Ltd. and Matt Pugh joins the company as western region manager, replacing Steve Broderick, who is retiring after almost 30 years with the confectionery…

Barry Callebaut, Hershey Extend Strategic Supply Agreement

Hershey, PA — The Hershey Co. and Barry Callebaut have extended their strategic supply partnership originally signed in 2007. Under the extension agreement, Barry Callebaut will continue to supply Hershey’s North American business with liquid chocolate and finished products. The renewed agreement…