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Seven Personalized Candy Ideas for Your Special Event

Do you have a special event coming up? If so, there are a myriad of personalized candy favors and custom candy packaging options to give your event a unique touch. Whether your special event is a wedding, graduation, birthday, anniversary or work party, there are custom candy ideas and personalized candy wrappers that will make your special occasion even more memorable.

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Pros & Cons of Six Popular Healthy Snack Ideas & Trends

When you consider the influences behind the push for healthier snacks, it’s easy to understand why healthy snack foods are becoming more readily available at just about every retail location. With more and more consumers wanting fresh, natural foods, it’s no wonder that healthy snacks are showing up in places ranging from convenience stores to specialty retail outlets. As shoppers turn to healthy snack options as part of their weight control plan or as ways to generally improve their well-being, healthy snacks won’t be displaced from store shelves any time soon.

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Five Packaging Tips for Candy Manufacturing

Staying on top of snack packaging and confectionery market trends can be the difference between a successful and unsuccessful launch when you introduce your next product. Though keeping up with confectionery packaging trends and candy industry trends can be challenging, being innovative can be even more difficult. Despite this, standing out is necessary for your snack packaging to be successful.

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Top Consumer Demands & Trends for Food Packaging Trends in 2018

Have you ever wondered why people study packaged food trends? In general, packaging professionals study things like health food packaging design trends to get an idea of what the future will bring and a feel for what consumers want. The purpose of design is to encourage consumers to buy a product, after all — a task that would be impossible unless designers know what consumers want and need.

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Fun Taffy Facts: Its Origins & Why You Pull Taffy

One of the most prevalent types of 19th-century parties was called the candy pull or taffy pull, which involved buttering one’s hands and pulling the molasses candy repeatedly. The parties were commonly held at colleges and at churches. These parties involved members of both sexes and candy made from either molasses or sugar which was boiled. The requirement for a good candy pull party included a warm kitchen, copper pans, and a good supply of aprons and napkins. Having a good pull also meant that everyone’s hands had to be well-buttered to avoid having the candy stick to them.

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The Ultimate DIY Candy Bar for Your Wedding

You have the perfect dress, flowers and first dance song. You’ve selected the cake, but your wedding needs something more. A DIY candy bar is just the thing to add a fun, whimsical element to your wedding reception.

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Snack Combinations for Thoughtful Gifts

Do you have that one person in your life who’s simply impossible to buy gifts for? If you do, why don’t you consider putting together some funny & weird food choices and giving them as gifts?

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How Organic Snack Demand is Affecting U.S. Producers

Years ago, many consumers were willing to pay more for organic foods than they were for non-organic foods because they believed the production of organic foods left a smaller carbon footprint on the earth. While environmental concerns are still a big motivator for a lot of people to buy organic goods, plenty of today’s food shoppers want to buy organic foods because they think organic goods are healthier and safer than their conventional food alternatives.

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What Your Date’s Snacking Habits Say About Them

Have you ever wondered if snacking habits such as portion control and food choices can tell you anything about your date? While it may sound far-fetched, there really is a correlation between snacking behavior and personality traits. In fact, there’s even a link between your date’s food preferences and their digital device usage and social media behavior.

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Future of Snacking

Do you know what prosumers are? If you’re in the snack food business, you should know because they are shaping the future of your industry.

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