Love Grown, a Denver, Colorado based natural foods company, revolutionized the breakfast category with its unique bean-based cereals. Responding to consumer requests for lower-sugar options that didn’t sacrifice taste, Love Grown owners Maddy and Alex Hasulak set out to create a new line of premium granola that would be both nutritionally-dense and delicious tasting. The new line had to maintain the Love Grown brand essence, leverage the unique ingredient story and clearly di
NBC's TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer, shared her healthy, back-to-school lunch ideas with supermarket finds you can feel good about serving your family. Included in the tasty and nutritious segment was Love Grown cereals! "I'm taking them - it's a winner!" said TODAY show host, Savannah Guthrie. To view the full segment, visit here. #snacks #cereal #breakfast #lovegrown #healthy #nutritious #TODAYshow #talkshow
The snack food industry continues to be a powerhouse, outpacing total food and beverage trends annually. By 2020, the global market for snack foods is expected to exceed USD$630 billion . Market research company IRI recently published its State of the Snack Food Industry. The annual report analyzes 2016 category performances against market predictions for 2017. We pulled the following learnings from the report that can help brands succeed with consumers and at shelf. Snack
TREND WATCH One of our favorite shows of the year is the annual Sweets & Snacks Show in Chicago (who doesn’t love sampling limitless treats!) Some of the larger trends dominating the show this year as identified by Candy & Snack Today included: 1. Chili Heat in Savory & Sweets 2. Use of Chickpeas, Beans & Pea Protein 3. Fruit & Veggie Snacks 4. Fortified Chocolate Superfood 5. Coconut & Caramel as Lead Ingredients Other hot trends we saw were: textural exploration seeking to
Focused on crafting delicious and healthy snacks, Wat-U-See Foods looked to launch a new snack in the conventional grocery market that could compete with popcorn on flavor, crunch and finish. The result was Popped Chickpeatos. The light and airy green pea and chickpea puffs are packed with protein, popped full of flavor and are certified Gluten Free, Non-GMO and Vegan.
To reflect the unique product propositioning of tasty, plant based ingredients, the packaging needed to