Key Snack and Bar Trends to Inspire Successful Product Innovation

Today's environment of frequent snacking, endless choices and quickly changing trends means manufacturers face ample challenges and opportunities in the development of successful new products. In this free, 45-minute on-demand webinar, Lu Ann Williams, Director of Innovation at Innova Market Insights, will shed light on how manufacturers can optimize their products by tapping into emerging consumer trends in texture, clean labeling and more with versatile ingredients like almonds.





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To view this free, on-demand webinar, please click here.

ABC also has a wealth of bar and snack recipes to provide manufacturers with inspiration in the development process. Visit the recipe center on to search the recipe database by product category, almond form or keyword.


Lu Ann Williams
Director of Innovation, Innova Market Insights

Lu Ann has been active in the food industry globally for more than twenty years and is an expert in trends driving the food and beverage industry. She is an active global technology scout and frequent speaker at industry events. She leads a team of analysts at Innova Market Insights that track new trends in more than seventy countries.



Attending IFT? Visit the Almond Board of California (ABC) at the IFT Expo, booth 1902, for fresh snacking inspiration. With innovative almond samples, new research and more, ABC will have industry and culinary experts available to address questions and development challenges.

Lu Ann Williams will be speaking at the ABC-sponsored IFT session "Appetites and Applications: Satiety's Influence on New Product Trends and Development" on July 13, 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., along with Dr. John Blundell, PhD, and ABC's Guangwei Huang.

ABC supports almond growers and processors through a research-based approach to all aspects of production and marketing. Since 1973, the board has invested over $42 million in research of almond production, quality & safety, nutrition, and environmental aspects of farming. Visit ABC's blog for the latest industry information from the California almond community.