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2016 Summer Webinar Series: Activating Seasons Beyond Seasons

The traditional four seasons for candy continue to be the growth engine for the confectionery category. There is however surprising new data that support the opportunity for a few new seasons when consumers are buying candy in disproportionate amounts, or developing seasonal events. Learn …

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2016: August 7 IRI Retail Sales Data

IRI category performance data is now available through August 7, 2016. The modest performance in the multi-outlet channels continues to be influenced by price inflation, with a dollar sales increase of 1.5 percent over the latest 52 weeks, versus units being off -1.9 percent. …

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2016 Washington Forum “Preparing for the Hill” Webinar Recording

An overview of what to expect at NCA’s 2016 Washington Forum including recommended attire, essential materials and a review of the discussion topics for your meetings with congress. View the recorded webinar by clicking the button below: View Webinar Recording Download the presentation slides …

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2016 Summer Webinar Series: Delighting Today’s “Food Engaged” Consumer

Today’s consumers are increasingly conscious of what they buy and eat, driving visits to alternative venues for values-based food experiences. Learn more about these consumers and about the quantifiable opportunity to meet their needs. View the recorded webinar by clicking the button below: View …

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2016 Summer Webinar Series: The Evolution of Snacking from Mainstream to Specialty Retail

Once a category regarded as an indulgent treat between meals, snacking occasions have surged in frequency to the displacement of traditional meals in recent years, resulting in newer and more Specialty positioned snacks. Join SPINS®, the leading retail sales data company for the natural …

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2016: July 10 IRI Retail Sales Data

A look at the 52 weeks ending July 10 shows the year is on track for modest sales growth. During this period, chocolate dollar sales grew 1.7 percent across all multi outlet channels, including convenience stores, versus 2.7 percent for non-chocolate. In chocolate, novelty …

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2016 Summer Webinar Series: Global New Item Innovations: Candy & Snacks

Few product categories generate the excitement, engagement, and sheer number of new products as snack and confectionery products. This presentation will look at global new product innovation trends in snack and confectionery products that are taking these markets to new levels. From burgeoning interest …

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2016 Summer Webinar Series: Unplanned Purchases in an Online World

As shopping behavior continues to move to digital platforms, snack manufacturers and retailers have to develop successful strategies to capture spontaneous purchases in these new environments. This session provides some of the latest shopper research on what drives unplanned purchases online and how brands …

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[Webinar] FDA Updates to Nutrition Facts Panel Requirements

This exclusive member webinar will provide an overview of the final rules reforming the nutrition label that were recently released by FDA. The content will focus on the issues of greatest concern to the confectionery sector including new serving sizes for candy products, added …

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2016: June 12 IRI Retail Sales Data

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