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Seasonal Confectionery Choices Among Parents 2019

Exploring the ways in which parents guide and educate their children regarding seasonal candy consumption Consumers recognize treats as having an important role in their emotional wellness journey. They see treating as integral to a happy, balanced lifestyle. Treats help them explore new experiences, …

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Celebrating Confectionery Seasons

Exploring consumer engagement with Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween and the Winter Holidays through the lens of seasonal confectionery America loves its candy seasons. Around nine in 10 consumers celebrate the “Big Four” seasons of Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween and the Winter Holidays by sharing …

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Seasonal Confectionery Channel Choices 2019

Exploring consumer offline and online shopping habits The food landscape is going through considerable disruption. Consumers are shopping traditional stores less often, while they are exploring newer channels such as online players, dollar and limited assortment stores more frequently. However, for both traditional and …

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Seasonal Confectionery Purchase Drivers 2019

Exploring consumer habits and decision-making across confectionery holidays Consumers recognize treats as having an important role in their emotional wellness journey. They see treating as integral to a happy, balanced lifestyle. Treats help them explore new experiences, delight others with sharing and gifting, relive …

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Precautionary Allergen Labeling of Confectionery Products [Presentation Recording & Deck]

For many consumers with food allergies, clear and accurate allergen labels are a top concern when purchasing confectionery products. Dr. Ruchi Gupta, who conducted a recent NCA-sponsored study on precautionary allergen labeling of confectionery products, and Lisa Gable, CEO of the Food Allergy Research …

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2020: January IRI Data

2020 is off to a good start The first four weeks of 2020 are on the books and results are good for confectionery, according to data insights firm IRI. Over the latest 52 weeks, dollar sales for total chocolate, candy, gum and mints were …

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2019 Winter Holidays Sales Review [Presentation Recording and Deck]

Following another year of Halloween success, all eyes are on the end-of-year holiday sales. Will seasonal sales continue to lead the category’s sales performance? How will the shorter season impact sales? Join us to learn more about the ins and outs of the Winter …

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The Impact of the Global Retail Environment on Sweets and Snacks: Part 1 [Webinar Deck]

This webinar session illuminated how factors like consumer sentiment, the economy and sustainability are shaping the future of the consumer goods industry and new global trends are influencing consumer spend as shoppers weigh factors such as product premiumization, quality and origin in an effort …

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2019: December IRI Data

The 2019 Results Are In: Dollars up 2.4% Boosted by price increases, calendar year 2019 saw strong dollar gains. Total candy, gum and mint (CMG) sales were up 2.4%, with the strongest performance going once more to non-chocolate candy that increased dollar sales by …

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Traceability Technology: Revolutionizing the Confectionery Supply Chain [Presentation Recording & Deck]

As shoppers begin to expect increased traceability of the products they use and transparency from the companies that supply them, new technologies have arisen to help companies track their inputs and products throughout their supply chains and provide these insights to their consumers. The …

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