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Salty Snacks - Global Annual Review - 2016

Mintel’s Annual Overviews take a look back at 2015 and provide a detailed overview of the key issues faced by key categories through the year. Including; a full market overview, an in-depth review of the big stories from the year as well as our forecast for the future of these markets.

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Table of contents

  1. Overview

        • Figure 1: Snack food, volume sales (000 tonnes), top five markets, 2015*
        • Figure 2: Snack food, per capita consumption (kg), top five markets, 2015*
        • Figure 3: Salty snacks, new product launches, top five sub-categories, 2014-15
        • Figure 4: Salty snacks, top 10 claims, 2014-15
        • Figure 5: Salty snacks, global market performance
    • The Big Stories

      • The shift to healthy continues
        • Figure 6: Salty snacks, top health and wellness-related claims, global, % change 2013-15
        • Figure 7: Agreement with the statement “I am happy to occasionally let my children eat crisps/salty snacks,” selected European countries, 2012-15
        • Figure 8: Launches of salty snacks, by select claim, % change, France, 2011-15
      • Snacking around the clock*
        • Figure 9: Eating occasions for salty snacks, Canada, November 2014
        • Figure 10: Times when salty snacks are eaten, select European markets, 2015
      • Flavor innovation in a range of salty snack products and markets
        • Figure 11: Top flavor components of new launches, snacks*, South Korea, 2012-2015**
        • Figure 12: Flavor preference for sauces/marinades, dry seasoning mixes, or dressings, by age, US, September 2014
    • Notable Products of the Past Year

        • Notable potato snack innovations in 2015
          • Other notable salty snack products of 2015
          • Looking to the Future

            • The boundaries between snack categories begin to erode
              • The impact of legislation*
                • Figure 13: Volume sales, per capita consumption, volume growth, snack foods, Mexico, 2012-14
                • Figure 14: Overweight and obesity levels, by age and gender, Japan, UK and US, 2013
              • What is the future of snacking on the go?
                • Figure 15: Snacking on the go in the past three months, select foods, selected European markets, 2015
            • The Analyst’s View

              Salty Snacks - Global Annual Review - 2016

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