Innovation happens throughout the confectionery and snack industries, but the Sweets & Snacks Expo is the birthplace of countless industry-shaping trends and rising consumer favorites and brings the industries’ innovation all together in one place.
Startup Street is a portion of the show floor dedicated to innovative businesses that have been in operation for less than two years. Startup Street serves as an incubator for the trend-making new products that will shape the market in the months and years following the show.
The Sweets & Snacks Expo Specialty Market brings together hundreds of specialty candy and snack makers offering alternatives to traditional options, including your shoppers’ next favorite premium, free-from and organic products.
Most Innovative New Product Awards
The Most Innovative New Product Awards highlight the categories’ groundbreaking new products – judged by a panel of the industry’s top retailers and thought leaders to be the best in show and guaranteed winners with your shoppers.
Sweets & Snacks hosts pavilions from countries like Chile, Mexico and France. See how candy and snack makers are taking local ingredients and flavors and creating new and exciting products, brand new to the U.S. market.
Global Category Education & Insights
The Sweets & Snacks Expo will host thought leaders who will share global trends in everything from flavors and textures to packaging and merchandising strategies.