Let’s talk BFY snacks and put paid to the disparaging ‘junk food’ tag

CN’s sister title, BakeryandSnacks​, has invited a panel of industry leaders to take to the podium on May 26 to examine the trend that impacts all areas when it comes to creating standout snacks. The free-to-attend webinar is tapping some of the best minds the sector has to offer to explore exactly what better-for-you (BFY) … Read more

Super Bowl Sunday snacking was more serious than ever before

IRI data reveals sales of snacks in the US grew by nearly 7% last year, outpacing total food and beverage trends. Potato chips was up 3%, dried fruit rose by 15%, toasted corn nuts increased by 16.2% and dried meat was up 21.3%. But the event that really saw sales spike was Super Bowl Week … Read more

Balanced diets with ‘a little indulgence’ are key trends in snacking motivations

Mondelēz International’s third annual State of Snacking report confirms today that consumers prefer snacking as a regular eating behavior over traditional mealtime for the third consecutive year (64%), up 5% since inaugural findings reported in 2019. The company said the trending preference for snacking spikes among younger generations, with 75% of Gen Zs replacing at … Read more