Hail to the Treats!

We imagine the confections that pump up our presidents President’s Day is fast approaching and we have come to understand that the position of President of the United States of America is quite stressful. Good thing stressed spelled backwards is desserts! It’s been revealed that long nights making laws on the Senate Floor are fueled by…

A Snack Stats Blitz for the Big Game

While for some, the holidays are over, for football fans the holiday has just begun.  Enter the Big Game, the second largest food holiday in the country, taking place February 2, 2020. And guests are bringing their appetites, which can mean big sales for food retailers. The National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates that Big Game…

Jumping for Beans – Jelly Beans

In celebration of National Bean Day (January 6), we’re examining our love of the sweeter side of beans – the chewy, fruity, jelly variety.

7 Healthy Food Stats to Supercharge New Year Sales

The New Year is only days away. That means the cookies, cakes, and comfort food of the holidays are soon but a distant memory. Consumers are saying goodbye to grandma’s gooey mac & cheese and homemade cookies, and hello to fruits, vegetables, and other better-for-you foods. This shift from indulgent feasts, to foods on the…

Silver and Gold Bring Sparkle to any Event

Silver and Gold might be a classic Christmas tune, but this color theme isn’t just for the holidays and New Year’s.  It adds a touch of elegance to a wedding, commemorates an anniversary, and brings class to a milestone birthday, or even a baby shower. In fact, consumers’ love of the silver and gold theme…

Comfort and Joy – Create a Mood Boost with Old Fashioned Candy

They’ve trimmed the tree and decked the halls.  Next item on customers’ lists – enjoying longtime holiday candy favorites.  According to the National Confectioners Association (NCA), 90% of Americans plan to share or gift chocolate and candy this season.  This plan has paid off for retailers, with Nielsen reporting $1.08 billion in Christmas candy sales…

The Essential Gluten-Free Baking Guide

Give Your Customers a Recipe for Successful Gluten-Free Baking Whether it’s part of a New Year’s resolution, or a goal such as trying to get in beach body shape, many consumers turn to a gluten-free diet to help keep a healthy lifestyle. Currently there are 3.1 million Americans following a gluten-free diet for personal and…