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Half of Canadian Consumers are Snacking More Often, Turning to Fresh, Less Processed Items

As many Canadian consumers are switching up their daily eating patterns opting for a series of better-for-you snacks, there is an opportunity for manufacturers and retailers to...  more »

The Buzz Around Biltong

Biltong isnt jerky. Still, the meat snack that hails from South Africa gets lumped into the jerky and sticks categories. However, the production process and the resulting flavor...  more »

The Future Is Bright For Snack Foods As Permissible, Portable, And Beneficial Eating Solutions

Once seen as guilty pleasures, snack foods have and will continue to evolve to be eating occasion solutions for a nation of consumers constantly on-the-go, reports The NPD Group in...  more »

The Popcorn Of All Ages: By Volume, America's Most Popular Snack

Saturday (January 19) is National Popcorn Day to honor what could arguably be called the worlds oldest snack. Corn was first domesticated about 10,000 years ago in what is today...  more »

Snack Trends: Flavor, Function and Freshness Dominate

Consumer expectations and preferences for snacks have evolved to meet on-the-go lifestyles, health preferences and a hunger for new, bold flavors. Here, we look at two prevailing...  more »

01/09/2019

Beyond the Plate

Tags: Snacks, Food TrendsSource: USA Today

Top Food Trends In 2019: Get Ready To Meet Your New Favorite Snacks

What better way to kick off the new year than by getting hip to the newest food trends of 2019. KIND Healthy Snacks released its first yearly report of 2019's anticipated food...  more »

Snack Mashups Driving Product Innovation

Some foods just belong with one another. Consumers have been putting them together for years. Cheese and crackers. Pretzels and dips. And more recently, avocados and toast. Today,...  more »

Nutrition Bar Innovation Fueled By Function And Flavor

A college student searches for a filling cereal bar for breakfast on her way to class. An athlete wants a sports bar packed with protein before a workout. A mom stocks the pantry...  more »

US Meat Snacks Category Deep-Dive, Part Two: A Healthy Outlook

The well-established US jerky supplier Jack Link's has an innovation centre at its Minneapolis offices. The 12,000 sq ft test kitchen and USDA-approved production facility allows...  more »

10 Key Snack Trends To Watch

The market researchers data on launches between 2013 and 2017 showed there was a 17% increase in the growth of snacks with a health claim and a 22% rise in those with a nutritious...  more »

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