Snacking 2022 Trend Bite

September 23, 2022
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A little bite here, a little nosh there, maybe a sip later on. As consumers, we’re snacking throughout the day and for a variety of reasons. Snacks are sustenance, nutrition and indulgence – sometimes a combination - and can be mindful or rather mindless, depending on the occasion. And with pretty much anything constituting as a snack these days, consumers today are still all-in on snacking whether between meals or in some cases in place of meals. In fact, As of mid-2022, core snacking was up 10% in dollar sales over the previous year, outpacing total food and beverage sales. With so many options, snacks run the proverbial gamut in formats and flavor and open up opportunities for food and beverage makers to deliver on whatever tastes that people are craving.

A Quick Look at Snacking:

  • 75% of adults surveyed in 2022 said they snack at least once a day
  • 70% of consumers say that new and interesting flavors are important when snacking


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