IRI said the changing shopping behavior driven by millennials have caused confectionery and snack companies to rethink their e-commerce strategies.  Photo: ©iStock/Chet_W

E-commerce the ticket to Millennial candy and snack sales: Analysts

Sweet baked goods, particularly biscuits and cookies, are very popular in South Africa, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Pic: DuPont

Africa and Middle East love sweet bakes, but want sugar reduction: DuPont

Millennials said they snack because they are too busy to eat a sit-down meal or couldn't be bothered to cook a meal. Pic: ©iStock/ariwasabi

Millennials replace meals with snacks, survey finds

With Millennials swopping snacks for sit-down meals more often, the avenue for nutritious snacks is wide open to new product developers. Pic: ©iStock/Choreograph

NPD Jan-Feb 2017: Spinach tortilla, coffee popcorn and Limoncello biscotti

Design students went back in time to find inspiration for new product and packaging ideas. Pic: ©iStock/OcusFocus

Interactive packs: Design students encourage you to play with your food

The easy format of the FUEL10K Porridge Pots is appealing to the younger set who usually skip breakfast. Pic: FUEL10K

‘Easy format’: Fuel10K Porridge Pots taps on-the-go breakfast trend

Who won? Top candy and snack innovation for ISM 2017...

ISM 2017 innovations: New Product Showcase award winners revealed

From blueberries to chia seeds - there will be a range of savory snacking options on exhibition at ISM to excite the snack biz. Pic: Leighton Foods/Real Snacks

Blueberry pie potato chips and chia wraps: Snack launches to look out for at ISM

Busy Western consumers continue to forgo the traditional sit down breakfast for the on-the-run option. Pic: ©iStock/tommaso79

Busy lifestyles: Global on-the-go breakfast market set to grow 46% by 2026

A previous Label Insight study shows 39% of consumer would switch from their current preferred brand to one that offered more product transparency. Pic: ©iStock/Highwaystarz

Label Insight expects to expand in 2017 as demand for clean label and transparency continues to grow

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