The 2022 Sweets & Snacks Expo opened its doors in Chicago, Illinois, on May 23-26 at the biggest convention center in the US, the McCormick Place, where it welcomed the largest Candy and Snack Tradeshow event in North America, sponsored by the National Confectioners Association (NCA) hosting 700 exhibitors and 16,000 attendees.
The President and CEO of the NCA, John Downs, stated: "For 25 years, the Sweets & Snacks Expo has been the most significant driver of candy and snack flavor and product trends in North America, and 2022 is no different. Attendees at this year's show will be able to taste the products that will shape store shelves for weeks, months, and years to come. There's something for everyone trending this year, whether you are looking for a new twist on a classic favorite or something brand new altogether."
This year's event commemorated the 25th-anniversary milestone of making history and featured the latest product innovations, insights, and industry connections for confectionery and snack manufacturers, suppliers, and retailers.
BBI's clients and manufacturers were well represented at the show with a vast group of our most seasoned Account Executives including BBI CEO Robert Taylor and President Pat Grant.
Robert Taylor, BBI CEO stated: "This is the largest candy and snacks show in the United States with the biggest collection of clients all year long. We have over 40 team members here working with clients and customers to advance their business and ours."