News & Analysis on the Bakery and Snacks Industries
Expo West 2016
From crunchy coated olives to chips from beans and veggies, savory snacks abound at Expo West
By Elizabeth Crawford
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With sugar reduction in full swing, the sales opportunity in the salty snacks category is growing fast to the tune of 3.7% annually with a projected $22 billion in sales in the US in 2015, according to a recent Packaged Facts report. And innovative manufacturers are wasting no time seizing the moment, based on the wide variety of savory snacks showcased at Natural Products Expo West earlier this month.