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Key trends announced at Sweets & Snacks Expo 2024


Posted on 12, Jun, 2024

The candy and snack scene is buzzing with excitement as the National Confectioners Association (NCA) unveiled the top trends for 2024 at the Sweets & Snacks Expo in Indianapolis. This year's trend lineup showcased the most innovative and delectable offerings in the candy and snack industry. With over 1,000 exhibitors across 250,000 square feet of the show floor, the Sweets & Snacks Expo is the ultimate trend-spotting hub that sets the stage for the upcoming year in snacks and candy. 

One of the standout exhibitors at this year's expo was Lehi Valley Trading Company, and they had an impressive array of flavor trends on display. From their popular corn puffs to enticing seasonal programs, they are perfectly aligned with the latest trends to support business growth. For those eager to explore their innovative products, be sure to check out their "What's New" page at lehivalley.com for a sneak peek at their trend-setting offerings. 

John Downs, the president and CEO of the National Confectioners Association, highlighted the influential role of the expo in driving innovation within the food industry. The collective spirit of innovation at the Sweets & Snacks Expo benefits manufacturers, retailers, and consumers. 

Here's a glimpse of the top trends that are set to captivate consumers in the candy and snack aisles in the coming months:

  1. Elevating special moments and occasions: Get ready for an array of new products designed to elevate celebrations and seasons. Whether it's the excitement of the Super Bowl, the sizzle of summer barbecues, the spooky fun of Halloween, or any other special occasion, candy and snacks will be there to enhance these moments, from family traditions to festive gatherings. 
  2. Multisensory sensations: Brace yourself for an exciting journey of unique textures and flavor combinations that will tantalize your taste buds. Picture enjoying freeze-dried candy, indulging in puffed snacks, and relishing innovative flavor and texture pairings that promise a delightful sensory experience. 
  3. Social media spotlight: As candy and snacks steal the limelight on social media, get ready to see a surge of interactive and gamified products making waves on platforms like TikTok and Instagram. Consumers will eagerly share their favorite innovations, igniting a buzz of excitement in the digital sphere. 

The Sweets & Snacks Expo continues to be the ultimate launchpad for the latest and most captivating trends in the candy and snack industry. Keep your eyes peeled for these exciting and innovative products hitting the shelves in the months ahead

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