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What’s Trending in Confection?

The National Confectioners Association reveals the most popular summer candy types and flavors as it and retailers nationwide celebrate National Candy Month.

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Snack Sales Soar in Pandemic

Boredom drives the surge in between-meal noshing.

The National Confectioners Association’s annual State of Treating finds grocery-store dollar sales of chocolate increased by double digits in 2020.

Hormel said the deal broadens its scope for future deals in the snacking space.

Why this beverage—flat, fizzy or enhanced—is resonating with consumers now

The Lempert Report: Potato chips, ice cream and chocolate/candy top the list of comfort foods eaten during isolation.

The plant-based category gains traction beyond vegans and flexitarians at a time when the focus on health is at a premium.

The Boise, Idaho-based retailer is introducing 13 new Own Brands in the frozen aisle, while the ultra-filtered milk brand enters the category with seven lactose-free flavors.

Time is running out to nominate the next generation of leaders for recognition.

Fortune Business Insights predicts a compound annual growth rate of 7.4% for the category, which is consistently seeing new entrants and innovation.

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