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. Europe is the dominant market for snacks followed by North America. The consumption trends largely vary by country to country in Europe and are highly dependent on occasions. U.K. is the largest market for salty snacks with a regional share of approximately 30%.
The report analyzes the market based on type of snack namely: Chips, Extruded Snacks, Nuts, Popcorn, Pretzels, Packaged 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.
Sample Companies profiled in this Report are:
- Pepsi Co.
- Intersnack Group GmbH & Co.
- KGand Walkers Crisps