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A longtime snack favorite, pork rinds are garnering new fans, thanks to their better-for-you ingredients and innovative flavors.
Americans are gobbling up popcorn by the bucket load. The sector is reinventing itself from the salty, ‘imitation-butter’ profile of its past to a clean-label version with fresher flavors. Thus, consumer demand and economics are reshaping its future.
As more consumers continue to discover the nutritional benefits and great taste of today’s jerky and meat snacks, the outlook for the category looks bright.
Nuts are one of the fastest-growing segments in snacks. New snack nuts and trail mixes pair better-for-you ingredients with bold, fun flavors and convenient packages for easy-to-eat products that wake up the taste buds and provide long-lasting energy.
Pretzels are starting to take a larger market share in the snacking category, as manufacturers look for unique ways to compete with and overtake chips and crackers.
Manufacturers of crackers, crisps and puffs are adding nutrients and specialty ingredients to their products, while cutting fat, gluten and more to meet consumer demand for exceptional quality.
Americans’ love of Mexican food and tortilla chips’ reputation as being a better-for-you snack has drawn many consumers to the category throughout the years.
Packaging enhancements, a twist on shapes and ingredients and many new flavor combinations continue to win over consumers.
Snacking is really evolving this year, serving as a meal substitute in daily eating, rather than just as ‘a quick bite.’ Snacks are also becoming healthier, or at least attempting to do so.
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Written by Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery editors, our Operations Weekly weekly enewsletter provides bakers and snack food manufacturers with up-to-the-minute news, ideas and industry trends.