Better-For-You Confections

Candies focusing on nutrition and health.


Snyder’s-Lance increases focus on better-for-you snacks

Snack maker increases investment in Late July Organic Snacks in effort to strengthen its healthy, sustainable food presence.
Snyder's-Lance, Inc. has announced that it’s creating a new, "better for you" division and increasing its investment in Late July Snacks, LLC — a leader in organic and non-GMO snacks.
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Better-For-You Confections Trends: Category continues to grow

Progress in improving flavor profiles is helping fortified confections reach a growing market.
Confections fortified with healthy ingredients help us reach our goal a little faster, easier and in a more tasteful way than ever before.
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Fiber One Fruit Flavored Snacks: Assorted Fruit and Mixed Berry

General Mills, Minneapolis
Fiber One is offering a sweet way to fiber to your diet.
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Sanders' Orchard Collection

Sanders, Clinton Township, Mich.
This new collection targets consumers looking to make healthier choices — even when snacking on sweets.
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New chewing gum claims to fight common cold

Immuno-Gum contains six immune supporting ingredients.
Now, there’s a gum that can literally kill your cold, or keep you from getting it in the first place.
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Nassau Candy adds Unreal to its lineup

Candy made with less sugar and no artificial ingredients.
Nassau Candy has added Unreal candy to its catalog of products.
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Manufacturers continue to find innovative ways to make candy 'better-for-you'

Confectioners combine healthy ingredients with a healthy does of realism and education as a means of growing the better-for-you category.
There's something for the to say for the power of candy. It can heal a broken a heart and put a smile on your face. But what if it could also make you healthier?
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The State of the Industry: Rising in the East

Asia Pacific region continues to emerge as the global confectionery industry’s new growth engine.
Horace Greeley urged 19th century Americans to “Go West, young man." Today’s Greeley might sound like this, “Look East, confectioners!”
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Nonni's Foods, LLC., Tulsa, Okla.
The light, crunchy almond cookies are packaged in perfectly sized 100 calorie packs, making them an anytime indulgence.
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Quaker Popped

Quaker Foods North America, Chicago
Formerly known as Quaker Quakes, the bite-sized snacks are popped, not fried, and come in14 flavors, including three new offerings: Cheddar Cheese, Caramel Corn and Apple Cinnamon.
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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.

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Candy Jan 2015

January 2015

Start off the new year with new products, sweetener trends, and more.
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Healthier Food Options

A recent Nielsen report shows that consumers are calling for healthier options from food manufacturers. Do you think consumers will actually buy healthier versions of their favorite candy and snacks if they’re made available?
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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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