Mintel

Taste remains the major driver behind snack selection. Pic: ©GettyImages/pixelfit

The future of salty snacks 2019: Mintel

By Gill Hyslop

As the popularity of snacking continues, consumers are balancing their desires for health and indulgence. Marcia Mogelonsky, director of Insight, Food and Drink, Mintel, shares with BakeryandSnacks her annual review of the salty snack industry.

More consumers are studying labels to see what they are putting into their bodies than ever before. Pic: ©GettyImages/alexskopje

Health continues to influence snacking trends

By Gill Hyslop

Consumers across the globe are increasingly receiving ‘healthy lifestyle’ messages from governments and key influencers, which is continuing to drive attentiveness towards a shift in consumer mindsets. Thomas Schmidt, marketing director at BENEO, discusses...

KP Snacks has launched Hula Hoop Flavarings to capitalize on demand for flavor and sharing. Pic: KP Snacks

KP Snacks launches new Hula Hoops line extension

By Gill Hyslop

As part of its £3m ($4m) investment in its Hula Hoops brand, KP Snacks has launched a new line extension in response to consumer preference for bolder flavored crisps (chips) that can be shared.

Soups and cereals offer a white space for raw product launches in Germany. © Mintel

Raw foods on the rise as clean-label consumers crave more

By Niamh Michail

From snack bars to spreads, chocolate to cheese, the trend for raw ingredients in processed foods is spreading across Europe, says Mintel, as consumer attention goes beyond the ingredient list to look at clean-label processing methods.

Event Highlights

Spotlight

Follow us

Featured Events

View more

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers