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Best Thing Since Sliced Apples? Kids' Fresh Snacks Get an Upgrade

For parents seeking fresh snacking choices for kids who have returned to their roster of pre-pandemic activities, new produce snack packs boast protein boosts and greater veggie variety.

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4 Candy, Snack Trends to Watch in 2021

Tropical and spicy flavors are trending, according to the Sweets & Snacks Expo.

Recent introductions span sweet and salty, healthy and indulgent

Boredom drives the surge in between-meal noshing.

Ordering for delivery or pickup from the local grocery store overtook pure e-commerce retailers as the most popular way to purchase confectionery online, resulting in a doubling of online confectionery sales during the 26-week period ending Sept. 6, 2020, vs. a year ago.

Eighth annual study highlights role of acquisitions, private brands, surgical pricing, e-commerce and consumer-trend fulfillment in fueling short- to mid-term growth.

Between main meals, consumers are crazy for healthy, indulgent and clean products.

Food entrepreneurs say innovation will serve them well as pandemic sparks a surge in meal kits, plant-based foods, snacks and breakfast foods.

The week of March 15 marked a turning point for the grocery industry, which saw sales across the store rise a whopping 62.5%.

Grocers struggle to keep sweet and salty snacks in stock as consumers look for comfort in cookies and chips amid growing coronavirus fears.

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