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Providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of the Sugar and Gum Confectionery market, its consumers and the major players who make up that market.
Point of sale market data
In conjunction with IRi, extensive point of sale data shows you what consumers are spending their money on
How big is the market today and what is our 5 year forecast? Includes both best & worst case scenarios
What are the different segments within the market and how are those individual segments performing?
What are consumers looking for, what drives their buying habits and what are their main purchase influencers?
From iGen & Millennials to Baby Boomers & beyond. Who is spending money and what are they spending it on?
We gather our data from real-world consumers, selected to accurately reflect precise global demographics
What are the key players doing, what has been successful for them and what was their marketing spend?
Using data from our Global New Product Database, what products were launched and how well were they perceived?
What happens next, which areas are likely to experience growth and what opportunities exist within the market?
Expert analysis from a specialist in the field
Written by Anita Winther, a specialist analyst in Food & Drink, her extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.
While enjoyment and indulgence play a key role in the market, health considerations are also affecting it, driving the growth in popcorn, nuts and meat snacks. That half of savoury snack eaters deem snacks made with pulses healthier than potato-based ones suggests scope for further NPD here.
Research Analyst - Food & Drink
Mintel has the answers you’re looking for
What are the key challenges facing the industry and how fast are its rates of growth? Who is the consumer and what do they want? Where are the opportunities, where are the risks and what lies ahead?
This Report examines the UK retail market for crisps, nuts and
other savoury snacks. The market size includes products sold
through the retail channel, including:
- Chips/crisps – sliced, whole, fried potato or other vegetables or
- Baked snacks – savoury snacks prepared by baking, such as
pretzels, baked chips (eg Walkers Baked) and Mini Cheddars
- Popcorn (excluding that sold in cinemas)
- Potato- and grain-based snacks includes any products made
from small pieces of potato, wheat, rice, corn or other base
ingredient, including extruded (eg Hula Hoops); excludes large
- Meat snacks (such as biltong, pork scratchings, snack-sized
salami eg Peperami)
The market size excludes unpackaged products, savoury biscuits/
crispbreads/cake bars and nuts specifically marketed for use in
cooking/baking. It also excludes sales via catering or foodservice
establishments, however, references and comparisons to these
sectors may be made where relevant.