Items Tagged with 'trends'


Enjoying the finer hard candies in life

Increased sales in the hard candy category allows industry to expand and specialize.
March 20, 2013
With summer only a few months away, nostalgic foods and drinks immediately come to mind. Refreshing cola cools you down, tangy lemonade calms the mind after a long day and watermelon with a punch of sweetness energizes you throughout the long afternoons.
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Barry Callebaut's top six chocolate trends list

Cocoa Producer offers insight into the future at ISM
January 31, 2013
While consumers always expected a personal experience, they are also interested in convenience and authenticity, at least according to Barry Callebat’s predictions for the chocolate market of 2014.
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Confectionery Trends in the United States

Euromonitor International offers insight into the current candy marketplace
October 1, 2012

 Confectionery sales in the United States continued to do fairly well overall in 2011 and 2012, despite some underperforming areas and retail price increases.  

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Taking Stock: What's next for confectionery industry?

Food researcher predicts more expensive candy, more certifications
August 29, 2012
Lee Linthicum, head of food research at Euromonitor International in London graciously took some time to discuss global retail trends and share his perspective on what’s going on in the United States.
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Chocolate segment revs up growth

Mintel: Seasonal products come out on top, smaller packaging prefered, and store brands are trending
May 1, 2012
“Moderate” growth for the next five years might not sound all that exciting for those in the chocolate confectionery industry, but it’s at least better than the “sluggish” growth they’ve dealt with the last five years.
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A Venetian Carnival, a Jelly Belly sculpture and gourmet chocolates! Oh my!

Candy Industry takes you into the French Pastry’s School For the Love of Chocolate event in Chicago, held Feb. 25.


Candy Industry Magazine

April 2014 Cover

April 2014

In this issue of Candy Industry, Editor Bernie Pacyniak reports on three candy manufacturers from his visit to Florida, hard candy is making a comeback, interpack, and more!
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Easter Sales

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Natural Food Flavors and Colorants

Although many foods are appealing, and even perceived as natural, in spite of containing synthetic additives, consumer increasingly prefer food products which are fully natural.

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Candy Industry's Kettle Awards

Kettle Awards

Since 1946, Candy Industry magazine has recognized leaders in the U.S. confectionery industry with the highest recognition possible, the Kettle Award. The distinguished recipients have captured this most coveted award by not only excelling within their companies, but by contributing to the greater good of the industry. It’s virtually a who’s who of past and present professionals who have left their mark as confectioners and business mavens. Learn more about the voting process as well as the annual Kettle Awards Ceremony by visiting our Kettle Awards Website

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