Category Archives: Healthy Snack and Beverage Choices

Emerging Snack and Beverage Trends in Chicago

Changing snack and beverage trends in Chicago are impacting everyone from small, local companies to the largest snack food distributor. To be successful in the long run, both big and small companies need to understand what consumers are looking for. … Continue reading

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Consider Natural Sugar Alternatives in Your Chicago Snacks and Beverages

Being aware of the type and amount of sugar in snacks and beverages is important. The number of Chicago residents coping with health related problems connected to sugar has increased over the years. Katherine Allmandinger, manager of strategic insights at … Continue reading

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Chicago Snacks and Beverages Go Trendy in 2018

2018 is predicted to bring new and unusual, but tasty, snacks and beverages to Chicago. According to Denise Purcell, head of content for the Specialty Food Association, “Macro trends like sustainability and health are converging in the 2018 [food] trends.” … Continue reading

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New Food and Beverage Choices Fill Millennials’ Shopping Carts in Chicago

Which food and beverage choices did you purchase the last time you needed something to eat or drink? Was it a green tea or maybe a breakfast smoothie? If so, you might be one of the many Chicago residents who … Continue reading

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Chicago, How Do You Feel About Your Diet?

Is it healthy, not so healthy, or somewhere in between? If it’s not so healthy, you are part of a large number of Americans who feel that their diet is unhealthy. Recent research by Mintel, a market intelligence agency, found … Continue reading

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Tools for Better Health in Chicago

What are the ingredients in your favorite healthy vending machine snack or beverage? Do you know? If you do, you belong to a growing group of consumers who not only know which ingredients are in their food but also know … Continue reading

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A Healthy Energy Boost in Chicago

Have you ever had one of those days when you need an energy boost to make it through the day? If you have, you’re not alone. Even athletes such as elite marathoners sometimes need an energy boost while training and … Continue reading

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