State of the Industry

These annual reports (June and July) include category product leader updates, category trends, consumer purchase trends and more.

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Consumers are crazy for chips

Packaging enhancements, a twist on shapes and ingredients and many new flavor combinations continue to win over consumers. 


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The stats on snacks

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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The other healthy meat snack

A longtime snack favorite, pork rinds are garnering new fans, thanks to their better-for-you ingredients and innovative flavors.


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Popped to perfection

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.


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Meat snacks offer healthy, flavorful options

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.


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Protein in snacks: Nuts, trail mix stimulate the taste buds

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.


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Pretzels: Beyond the knots and salt

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.


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Tortilla chips continue to evolve and excite

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. 


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State of the Industry on Frozen Baked Goods

Frozen baked goods manufacturers are helping grocers fill their in-store freezers with convenient meal and snack solutions for today’s busy consumers. 


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Earning a piece of the pizza pie

Conventional frozen pizza has suffered some setbacks, but the outlook is good for brands that differentiate. The market still carries mass appeal, as consumers seek foods with unique flavors and ingredients. 


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June 2013 State of the Industry Report on Bakery

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