Snack mixes today show much promise for widespread appeal. “There is opportunity for growth in the snack mixes industry, as we are beginning to see consumers snack almost as much as they eat full meals,” says Trip Kadey, director of culinary, The French’s Food Co. LLC, Chester, NJ.
Cookies are a robust segment within the bakery industry. There are brands that have been around for decades and have become household names, but there are also many up-and-coming brands that offer unique flavors for niche markets and are set to become the next class of pros.
ConAgra’s Orville Redenbacher brand is shaking up the microwave popcorn segment with Orville Redenbacher’s Flavors, individually wrapped bags of popcorn that come with a separate seasoning packet of White Cheddar, Extra Cheese or Sea Salt and Vinegar.