Pop goes the flavor
Many traditional snacks are getting taste-lifts by expanding into previously unchartered territory. Sexy Pop Popcorn follows the current trend for savory and sweet combos with their flavors Brazilian Coconut and Bodacious Banana.
Potatoes no longer have the market cornered when it comes to chips. Now available are chips made from a variety of vegetables and fruits, including pomegranates.
Better-for-you options are now more widely available in the snack category. Hi I’m Skinny Sticks are made from grain and are GMO-free.
To stand out from the crowded salty snack category, potato chips are ramping up the flavor and stretching out into sweet potatoes.
New snacking options
Roasted chickpeas are a popular snack in Asia and Europe, and are now getting popular in the U.S. SN spotted dry-roasted edamame at the Sweets & Snacks Expo.
Nuts to you
High-protein food, like peanuts, is a trend currently popular with consumers.
What a jerk
Also riding the high-protein bandwagon is jerky. Beef is still popular but consumers can also find it made from turkey, bison and salmon.
Back to basics
With all the new snacks and exotic flavors to choose from consumers still love childhood favorites like peanut butter and jelly.