Fruits & Nuts

Trends in the usage of fruits and nuts in confectionery.

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Almonds

Record almond crop predicted in 2014-15

Despite drought, Almond Board of California forecasts increase in almond tonnage, weight.
By Bernie Pacyniak
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“This year’s objective forecast during a third-consecutive drought year is a testament to the state-of-the-art farming practices,” says Bill Harp, almond grower and ABC chairman.
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Fruit & Nut Trends: Elegance, élan accent health benefits

Versatility, variety enable confectioners to be creative in supplying consumers with sophisticated, healthy confections.
By Bernie Pacyniak
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This year it appears that pistachios have their time in the sun to shine as a trendy inclusion amongst a broad range of artisanal chocolatiers.
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Nut Trends: Candy makers, consumers go ’nuts’

Health benefits, coupled with spicer options, propell growth in nut consumption.
By Carla Zanetos Scully
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"Consumers are very well informed these days and they view confectionery products containing nus as a healthy way to indulge their sweet tooth," says Lucas Schmidt, industrial sales manager at HGO/Westnut.
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Study: Snacking on almonds decreases appetite without increasing body weight

Almond snack also improves intake of vitamin E and monounsaturated fat.
By Crystal Lindell
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Grabbing a handful of almonds between meals could actually be great for your health.
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Adding fruit by the foot: Candy companies use real fruit to create delicious confections

Real fruit pieces lead to healthier and more premium candies.
By Carla Zanetos Scully
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Strawberries, for instance, are 80 to 90 percent of the confection, which means less chocolate and no sugar added.
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Snacking drives nut-based confections

Healthy benefit, coupled with spicier options, prove attractive to consumers
By Carla Zanetos Scully
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Having your nuts and eating them too doesn’t seem to be an issue with candy consumers; in fact, suppliers says business is growing.
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Nutffles Double Dark

Morris National, Azusa, Calif.
By Crystal Lindell
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Dark chocolate and almonds combine to create a delicious truffle.
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HannahMax Baking Sea Salt Peanut Butter Cookie Chips

HannahMax Baking, Gardenia, Calif.
By Amanda Gajdosik
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Is it a chip? Is it a cookie? It's both! And it's utterly delicious.
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THINaddictives

Nonni's Foods, LLC., Tulsa, Okla.
By Amanda Gajdosik
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The light, crunchy almond cookies are packaged in perfectly sized 100 calorie packs, making them an anytime indulgence.
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Pearson factory tour is "Too Goodie To Be True"

Company opens door to the public for the first time in nearly four decades
By Amanda Gajdosik
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In honor of the 100th anniversary of Nut Goodie, Pearson Candy Company is offering customers exclusive factory tours.
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