Posts by Erin Cabrey
The importance of effective leadership and strong communication within a team and with consumers were strong themes carried throughout day two of NOSH Live Summer 2019 in New York City.
After what proved to be a pivotal year in 2018, better-for-you protein snack brand Buff Bake is looking forward with a tighter focus. This month, the company launched a new keto bar line and earned a space in 7-Eleven’s emerging brands store refresh, both moves it hopes will serve to build off the product rebrand, reformulation and leadership changes made over the last year.
From “Sell By” to “Best Before” to “Best If Used By,” the many ways in which CPG products are date coded are creating consumer confusion over how long food is actually safe to eat.
Heading into summer, supermarkets nationwide have added new ice cream options to their shelves, including a new dairy-free line from Jeni’s and fresh flavors from Gelato Fiasco.
KIND Snacks is freezing out its nutrition bar competitors with its latest innovation. Last week, the brand announced the launch of KIND Frozen Creamy Almond Bars, the brand’s first entry into the frozen category, available exclusively at Wal-Mart.
Hummus maker Sabra named Jason Levine, former North America CMO for Mondelez International, as CMO last month.
Generational snacking was a major focus of consumer research group IRI’s recent State of the Snacking Industry webinar, which examined how snacking behavior and needs varies between Gen Z, millennials, Baby Boomers and seniors.
Plant-based protein, dairy’s efforts to regain relevance, and the continued ascent of CBD and hemp were a few of the major trends to emerge from Natural Products Expo West 2019, according to a show recap presented yesterday by market research group SPINS.
KIND Snacks is calling out the snack industry’s — and a choice rival’s — sweet tooth by taking aim at products’ sugar content with its new Sweeteners Uncovered initiative. The goal, the brand claims, is to provide more transparency to the types and amounts of sweeteners and sugar sources used in popular snacks, such as Clif Bar, its recent Twitter sparring partner.
The natural food industry showed off its humorous side today as brands took to social media to celebrate April Fools’ Day with wacky new product launches.