Snacks

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5 Permissibly Indulgent Snacks

78% of people believe snacking can be a part of a healthy diet

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8 Sweet Innovations in Grocery

71% of consumers report they mostly buy chocolate and candy at their primary grocery store, according to NCA.

Packaged treats continue to provide a viable option for cost-conscious consumers during a high inflation period

Frozen foods continue to ramp up the innovation pipeline across all dayparts and reflect multiple types of occasions.

Ingredient shortages, rising costs of shipping and other factors coupled with the economic impact of the Russia-Ukraine crisis are affecting a lot of snacking categories, IRI EVP Sally Lyons Wyatt says.

For parents seeking fresh snacking choices for kids who have returned to their roster of pre-pandemic activities, new produce snack packs boast protein boosts and greater veggie variety.

Tropical and spicy flavors are trending, according to the Sweets & Snacks Expo.

Recent introductions span sweet and salty, healthy and indulgent

Boredom drives the surge in between-meal noshing.

Ordering for delivery or pickup from the local grocery store overtook pure e-commerce retailers as the most popular way to purchase confectionery online, resulting in a doubling of online confectionery sales during the 26-week period ending Sept. 6, 2020, vs. a year ago.

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