With Halloween creeping right around the corner, consumers are stocking up on chocolate and candy for trick-or-treaters. But what is America’s favorite candy? According to a recent survey by The Hershey Company, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups ranked as the overall favorite for US consumers.
The global demand for milk is expected to surge by 36 percent in the next decade, overtaking supply which will require producers in developed and emerging dairy markets to take on a balancing act to ensure sustainable success, according to the 7th Dairy Index released by Tetra Pak.
Consumers of specialty foods are spending more money on products this year, but the millennial generation is leading growth as younger consumers are dropping more money for specialty snacks and on-the-go meals, according to new research from the Specialty Food Association.
The state of the organic industry is filled with opportunities, but equally plagued with a host of challenges, according to Laura Batcha, Organic Trade Association executive director and CEO who spoke at the Natural Products Expo East trade show last week.