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  • Leveraging Unique Seasonal Flavors
    April 28, 2015
    Discover why consumers are drawn to seasonal flavors and how manufacturers blend them . . .
  • Tap The Allure: Chocolate & Fruit
    April 27, 2015
    The combination of chocolate and fruit is an opportunity for consumers to experience virtue and indulgence in a single item. . .
  • Behind Non-Chocolate’s Powerhouse
    April 24, 2015
    Chewy candy has been riding a prosperous wave that industry analysts don’t see breaking any time soon as the sector leads the category . . .
  • Retail Manager Wins Expo Hotel Stay
    April 20, 2015
    Matthew Marturano, manager of the Fannie Rose Candy Shop, is the winner of a free hotel stay in NCA’s drawing among early registrants for the Sweets & Snacks Expo, May 19 to 21, at Chicago’s McCormick Place. . . .
  • 2015 Trends
    April 17, 2015
    From what consumers will expect, to how manufacturing will be improved, Candy &?Snack?TODAY culled its sources to deliver actionable intel on 2015 . . .
  • Holidays Deliver Fewer Trips, Bigger Baskets
    April 13, 2015
    Although consumer sentiment had undertones of caution, total candy and gum sales during the eight-week winter holiday period outpaced. . .
  • 2014 Halloween Sales Top Forecasts
    April 10, 2015
    Consumers planned more parties and increased participation for Halloween 2014 because the holiday fell on a Friday, but that was just part . . .

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  • 2013: Year Of The Comeback
    July 9, 2014
    This past year served as a revival of sorts, as volume sales began tracking dollars. Retailers who had a down 2012 rebounded and double-digit growth came from . . .
  • Changes Coming To Nutrition Facts Panel
    July 9, 2014
    The FDA is proposing a number of changes to the Nutrition Facts Panel that could impact serving sizes and, potentially, product claims.
  • Should Your Products Go Natural?
    July 9, 2014
    Experts discuss expense, quality issues and technical considerations of using natural colors and offer advice on when and whether . . .
  • What Will It Take To Save The Sector?
    July 9, 2014
    The gum sector is in a free fall. Market players and analysts share the reasons behind slipping sales and look at how to turn the tide . . .

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February

  • Megatrends Spotting At The 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show
    February 6, 2014
    Candy & Snack TODAY Trends Editor Joan Steuer reports on candy and snack megatrends spotted at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, held January 19-21, and featuring more than 80,000 products in 212,000 sq. ft.

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