Scottish snack company Paterson's has become the latest business to
target the growing trend towards healthier and more traditional
snacking with a new addition to its own-brand range of flavoured
On the back of growing demand for healthier snacking products,
cereal snacks are luring consumers away from traditional
indulgences such as crisps and confectionery - prompting snack
makers to diversify to keep up with the trend.
Sometimes I just love eating fatty, greasy, unquestionably
hazardous foods. But I don't like trans fats, that come as a
by-product in some processed foods, and have been linked to high
cholesterol and heart problems.
Following a £15m (€22.2m) investment in research and development at
the company, UK crisp giant Walkers has launched a new 'healthier'
range to attract snack-loving consumers worried about their
The UK-based International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) has warned
snack food manufacturers that reluctance to address the growing
obesity epidemic could hit them where it hurts - their sales
The general trend towards healthier eating has resulted in American
consumers turning away from carefree snacks, and opting instead for
healthier products, according to Snack Food Trends in the US, a new
report by Packaged Facts.