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2017: October 8 IRI Retail Sales Data

Candy Gains Strengthen Going into the Third Quarter Over the 52 weeks ending October 8, confectionery sales advanced 1.8 percent. …

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[Presentation and Deck] The Truth About Retail Checkout

Equip yourself with the facts on public opinion, consumer insights, and shopping behavior at checkout to arrive at a sensible …

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[Webinar] FSMA Implementation

cGMPs and Basic Requirements View Webinar Recording Download file Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls View Webinar Recording Download file Recordkeeping, …

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[Presentation Recording and Deck] E5: New Trends and Sweet Insights on Everyday Confection

Technology is driving the next generation of customer service and the way we live. With consumers wielding ever-more capable mobile …

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2017: September 10 IRI Retail Sales Data

A very strong start to fall sales Total candy and gum sales grew 3.4 percent over the past month. Growth …

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[Presentation Recording and Deck] State of the Market: E-Commerce for Candy and Snacks

E-Commerce continues to be the largest growth opportunity for candy and snacks. In 2016, Amazon cracked the $1 billion threshold …

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[Presentation Deck] Update on USDA’s GE Disclosure Rule-making

In July 2016, Congress passed a law requiring food manufacturers disclose the presence of genetically engineered ingredients in food products. …

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[Presentation Deck] E-commerce Regulations for Food Manufacturers

The 2017 acquisition of Whole Foods by Amazon has shaken the food retail world. What does this mean for the …

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[Presentation Deck] What to Expect from FDA FSMA Inspections

Over the last few years, FDA has finalized the seven major Food Safety Modernization Act rules. With the Preventive Controls …

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[Presentation Deck] International Trade, Chocolate and Confectionery: Challenges and Opportunities in the Supply Chain

The U.S. confectionery industry imports critical raw materials including cocoa and sugar to support U.S. manufacturing, and exports more than …

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