Scoop! There it is: Ice Cream Innovation

Summer is here and National Ice Cream Day is around the corner... So that means it's socially acceptable to have a dozen ice cream cones a day! Right??? Seasonality and LTOs Drive Interest A lot is happening in the ice cream space right now, and I couldn't be more excited for it! The biggest driving…

Bakery: Local Cafés VS Groceries

Few things bring me as much joy as a delicious pastry or baked good. To be completely honest, I wanted to write this blog for two reasons. One: there has been so much innovation and activity in the bakery space that I wanted to shed some light on what I was seeing. Two: I will…

Cerealsly Delicious

Bowl of Cereal

Everyone Loves a Combeback Cereal has always been a staple for many household breakfasts. Few things are better than gathering around the table with family and a big bowl of cereal! However, we live in a fast paced world. Because of this, many pre-COVID-19 consumers were skipping breakfast or eating a quick meal on the…

You Can’t Beat This Heat

Spicy Potato Chips

Spicy Chips and Snacks Feelin' Hot, Hot, Hot!!! If you've walked down the snack aisle lately, you've seen that spicy is taking over! Whether it's chips, crackers, pretzels, puffs, or nuts, spicy flavors are dominating the snack market! Consumers' Spice Preferences According to Givaudan's proprietary research, the "favorite" spice among US consumers is Jalapeño! Followed…

Get Crackin’

Co-Author: Ashley Wesley, Product Manager From raw, candied, roasted, toasted, and milked, everyone is going nuts about… well nuts! I know you’re all thinking about that ONE person that sifts through the nut container to find their absolute favs. (Umm… guilty as charged!) My go-to are almonds and cashews with a side of dark chocolate.…