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Episode 19 | Top Trends from the 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show

By February 5, 2018 April 17th, 2024

Episode 19 | Top Trends from the 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show

with SnackNation’s Allison Schmidt and Taylor Clute

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Missed Fancy Food Show this year? Well we’ve got you covered. This week we talk to our resident brand partnership experts Allison Schmidt and Taylor Clute, who are fresh from the floor of the 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco.

In this episode, Allison and Taylor tell us their favorite products and brands from this year’s show, explain how brands can cut through the noise on a crowded trade show floor, and share why attendees should treat trade shows like Coachella if they want to survive.

Here are some of the top brands we saw at this year’s Fancy Food Show in San Francisco:

Top trends:

  • Edible cookie dough
  • Savory chocolate
  • Keto-friendly everything
  • Sugar alcohol as a sweetener
  • Grain free granola
  • Ancient grains
  • Carb-less noodles (seriously!)

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Brand Builder is a co-production of SnackNation and ForceBrands.

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