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Nuts

The American Pecan Council and other nut growers’ groups see a market opportunity to expand consumption of their products amid increased consumer interest in better-for-you snacks. Survey data shows a move away from high-carbohydrate foods toward more protein-focused items, which nut makers see as an opening for market growth.

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Digestive Health

A paper from IRI and Kline explores Americans’ use of digestive health products, including market size and the competitive landscape, the link between probiotics and other health benefits, and the next big trend to watch for in digestive health.

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Cheese making inroads as snacking option

Prepackaged, snack-friendly cheeses have seen success with consumers, as have cheeses seen as natural and authentic, according to a report from MarketResearch.com. The interest in natural and artisan cheeses has been a niche for smaller producers in the market, according to the report.

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Frozen Foods

Natural and healthy frozen meals are resonating with millennials who have helped turn around this once floundering category. Top-performing natural frozen segments include plant-based frozen entrées, gluten-free pizza and pizza crust, and products with added prebiotics.

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Babybel with Crackers

Bel-Group owned cheese brand Babybel aims to profit from increased snacking occasions among US consumers with its new range of Cheese & Crackers.

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Yusa energy tea

UK-based beverage company BFT Drinks has launched an energy tea made from guayusa leaves which is said to have “twice as many oxidants as green tea”.

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High-protein Yoplait

General Mills-owned Yoplait will release a new range of yogurts made with ultra-filtered milk and which have less sweet taste than other similar products.

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Men’s Personal Care

As Father’s Day (June 17) approaches, it seems that many American dads would welcome a way to hold onto their youth as new research from Mintel reveals that one third (34%) of American dads* who use personal care products say they care about preventing the signs of aging, compared to one quarter (26%) of male personal care product users overall.

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