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    Chocolate confectionery brands continue to respond to consumers' dietary and sustainability demands. Mikolaj Kaczorowski, Innovation Analyst ..."
    Better-for-you options are gaining share of launch activity, as brands seek to engage with consumers via new format and flavour varieties. Mikolaj Kaczorowski, Innovation Analyst ..."
    Confectionery will skirt myriad challenges – from ingredient shortages and inflation to the 'ultra-processed' debate – by banking on indulgence and nostalgia. Marcia Mogelonsky, Director of Insight ..."
    Sustainability and wellness will play a big role in the next two years, as will even more dynamic innovation. Watch for the influence of AI and more. Marcia Mogelonsky, Director of Insight ..."
    Private label launches have gained share in Europe, while clean label claims and better-for-you recipes are also flourishing. Amrin Walji, Senior Innovation Analyst ..."
    Memorable textures are a recurring innovation theme in sugar confectionery. Meanwhile, gum producers are addressing specific oral health issues explicitly on pack. Amrin Walji, Senior Innovation Analyst ..."
    “Chocolate and non-chocolate candy remain immensely popular with Canadians, although according to consumer feedback, forward-looking growth appears challenged. The question this invites is, what can the confections industry do to support growth? While innovation will continue to be important for the category, focusing on how chocolate and candy contribute to..."
    “The gum, mints and breath fresheners market needs a dose of refreshment itself, including stronger brand identity, innovation and the introduction of new occasions for use. Proving relevancy in routines will help a market that was stagnant pre-pandemic and continues to struggle.” – Kelsey Olsen, Food and Drink Analyst This Report looks..."
    “The biggest strengths of the non-chocolate confectionery are in its variety of taste, texture and overall experience while also meeting the need for personal treating and snacking. The foundation for the market is strong, but split, as consumers are not necessarily loyal to brand or even product attributes. Brands will..."
    “Chocolate confectionery’s best assets have shone in recent years, further solidifying an already strong role as a versatile, indulgent, satisfying and convenient treat and snack. Yet a new generation of consumers with contemporary ideas about indulgence, snacking and wellbeing will challenge brands to meet new needs, tastes and occasions to ..."

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    The post-COVID-19 landscape is changing the future for gum, but only slowly. As sales and innovation lag, the category needs a big "something new" to reboot it. Marcia Mogelonsky, Director of Insight ..."
    Vegan recipes continue to attract innovation, while unique flavours, textures and formats are also inspiring launch activity. Amrin Walji, Senior Innovation Analyst ..."
    Confectionery has ridden out the second year of the pandemic, and innovation is ratcheting up. Looking forward, the war on sugar rages while vegan goes mainstream. Marcia Mogelonsky, Director of Insight ..."
    Innovation is centring around reduced sugar and fortified vitamin content, as brands strive to convey a more planet-friendly appeal. Stefania Apostol, Innovation Analyst ..."
    Confectionery will never be a conventional "health food" and the path to sugar reduction remains bumpy. However, its role in emotional support should be championed. Marcia Mogelonsky, Director of Insight ..."
    Global Annual Review: what's new and what's next for the chocolate, sugar and gum confectionery industries.Marcia Mogelonsky, Director of Insight..."