Snacking Opportunities are Growing

Snacking is a growing trend and consumers are snacking more frequently. About half of today’s consumers (51 percent) say they eat snacks at least twice a day and 31 percent say they’re snacking more frequently than they were two years ago. According to Technomic, Americans also are broadening their definition of a snack to encompass…

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Steady Growth in the Specialty Beverage Category

There is great opportunity and steady growth for the Specialty Beverage category and consumers of all ages are drinking up specialty coffee type products. Sales growth is up for the specialty coffee industry that includes hot specialty coffee made with espresso, cappuccino and lattes. Coffee-café segment sales hit $23.4 billion in 2014, up 7.5 percent…