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Variety, Bite-Size Driving Product Development

15 Jan 2019 - Arnhem, The Netherlands — One in four global consumers increased their consumption of candy during the past year because “there is more variety and novelty available,” according to Innova Market Insights. Further, product launches making “bite-size” claims increased 20 percent from 2017 to 2018. The ...

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Trader Joe’s Again Ranked Top U.S. Grocer In Dunnhumby Survey

10 Jan 2019 - Chicago — Trader Joe’s was ranked the top grocery retailer in the U.S. once again, according to results from Dunnhumby Ltd. Retail Preference Index (RPI), a survey of 7,000 U.S. households ranking the 56 largest grocers. Following Trader Joe’s was Costco Wholesale Corp.; Amazon.com, Inc.; ...

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Premiumization, Product Claims to Drive Worldwide Chocolate Sales

07 Jan 2019 - London — Interest in chocolates making organic, vegan and sugarfree claims as well as premium products are anticipated to propel sector sales worldwide, according to Technavio, which projects global chocolate sales to grow near 5 percent, compounded annually, by 2023. Consumer demand is also strong ...

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