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 is declining 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. North American snacks market is characterized by regular product launches, wide variety of snack foods and considerable number of players in the regional market. The market for snacks in North America is majorly driven by the food habits of the consumers, as snack foods has become essential part of the daily diet along with meals. With the growing obesity and diabetic concern, consumers in this region have been giving equal importance to nutritional value and taste profile. With this trend spreading across the region, companies have been rolling out healthy snacks with increased nutritional value to reap the benefit from health conscious consumers.
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 snacks stores and others. The study also outlines the North American food & beverage market. Country specific trends and market dynamics are also covered in the report.
Sample Companies profiled in this Report are:
- Pepsi Co (U.S.)
- Kraft Foods (U.S.)
- Sabritas SRL de CV (Mexico)