Snacks are small amount of food consumed between regular meals. Snacks can be either packaged or homemade. Due to the changing lifestyles and wide availability of packaged foods, the preference for homemade snacks has been in decline across the world. Processed snacks are available in various forms, size, shapes, flavors which together represents the visual appearance and taste profile of the snacks. Apart from pricing, manufacturers try to differentiate their products based on these parameters.
South America is the fastest growing regional market for snacks mainly due to rising consumption of packaged foods and increasing disposable income. This market is characterized by regular product launch, high brand awareness among consumers and strong hold of international brands on the industry trends. Due to the heightening awareness on organic foods the market is estimated to witness more natural snack products with high nutritional value as compared to traditional snack products. Furthermore, the growing concern on high consumption of salt and sugar will lead to the launch of snack products with low-salt, low-fat and products laced with natural ingredients.
The report analyzes the market based on type of snack namely: Chips, Extruded Snacks, Nuts, Popcorn, Traditional snacks, others. The report provides detailed analysis on distribution landscape and potential of various distribution channels such as Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Convenience stores, specialty food stores and online retail. Country specific trends and market dynamics are also covered in the report.
Some of the key players in the South America sweet and salty snacks market include:
- Pepsi Co.
- Grupo Arcor
- Importadora Cafe Do Brasil S.A.
1. South America : Macroeconomic Snapshot
2. South America. Sweet & Salty Snacks Market Overview
2.1. Scope of the Study
3. Executive Summary
4. South America. Sweet & Salty Snacks: Market Landscape
4.1. Market Share Analysis
220.127.116.11. Pepsi Co is the dominant player with regular launch of new flavored snacks under Doritos brand
18.104.22.168. Highly concentrated market with Pespi Co accounting for over three-fourth of the market
22.214.171.124. Snacks America Latina SRL continues its dominance with its strong product mix and distribution network
4.1.6. Rest of the South America
4.2. Competitive Developments
4.2.1. Providers are shifting focus on organic snack lines
4.2.2. Major companies are strengthening their brand presence through regular product extensions
4.3. Consumer Insights
4.3.1. Rising health concerns to spur the market for low-calorie snacks
4.3.2. High brand awareness and loyalty among consumers
5. South America. Sweet & Salty Snacks Market: By Type
5.1.1. Key Trends:
126.96.36.199. Emergence of low fat and organic chips
5.1.2. Potato Chips
5.1.3. Corn/Tortilla Chips
5.2. Extruded Snacks
5.2.1. Highly popular among youth in Brazil wide array of flavored snacks
5.5.1. Rising popularity of nuts as a healthier snack stands spurs the market growth
5.6. Traditional snacks
6. South America. Sweet & Salty Snacks Market: By Distribution Channel
6.2. Convenience Stores
6.2.1. Continuing its dominance as a top revenue generating channel
6.3. Specialty Food stores
6.4. Online Retail
7. South America. Sweet & Salty Snacks Market: By Country
7.1.1. Price fluctuations in packaged snacks market due to rising ingredient costs
7.2.1. Low-salt and low-fat snacks will drive the market growth
7.3.1. Continuing preference of consumers to artisanal snacks restrains the growth of packaged snacks
7.4.1. Witnessing considerable number of new flavored snacks
7.5.1. Popcorn and fruit snacks are witnessing steep decline
7.6. Rest of the South America
8. South America. Sweet & Salty Snacks Market: By Companies
8.1. Pepsi Co
8.2. Kellogg Company
8.3. Importadora Cafe Do Brasil S.A.
8.4. Kraft Foods
8.5. Grupo Arcor
8.6. Kari Kari Alimento
8.7. Banks DIH Ltd
8.8. Samai Snacks
8.9. Industrias Agricola S.R.L
8.10. Productos Ramos SA
*More than 40 Companies are profiled in this Research Report, Complete List available on Request*
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9.3. Research Methodology