4 Favorite New Snacks Found at the 2016 Snacks and Sweets Expo

One of my favorite perks of owning  Favor the Earth is access to Chicago’s Snacks & Sweets Expo. Since I hate being scared, this show is better than Halloween could ever be. Picture McCormick Place filled with every candy and snacks vendor. It’s a sample-junkie’s heaven…without the scary costumes.

While the big players- Ferrara Pan, Hershey, and Jelly Belly of course attend- there are plenty of small, independent companies represented too. This year, though, I was blown-away by the number of non-GMO and organic products available.

Narrowing down my favorite new items is never easy (testing sample after sample is hard work). I’m not including brands I already love (Joe’s Teas – nicest family ever! or Woats),  but I’ve whittled it down to my top four.

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