• PDF: Delivered by email usually within 4 to 8 UK business hours.
  • PRINT/CD-ROM: Despatched within 1 to 2 working days.

The Future of Premium, Ethical and Healthy Snacks
The factors shaping innovation and key manufacturer opportunities

  • Publication Date:October 2010
  • Publisher:Business Insights
  • Product Type: Report
  • Pages:115

The Future of Premium, Ethical and Healthy Snacks The factors shaping innovation and key manufacturer opportunities

Business Insights forecasts the global savory snacks market to grow at a CAGR of 4.3% during 2009-14 to reach $95bn in 2014. The increasing sophistication of consumer demand will force manufacturer innovation and drive this market growth.

The report examines the growth of the savory snacks market with forecasts to 2014. New product development is analyzed by region and category and emerging trends are illustrated, thereby enabling manufacturers to identify growth opportunities. Key products launched between June 2006 and May 2010 are also summarized.

Scope of the report

  • Predict future growth areas in savory snacks based on this report's forecasts to 2014 of market value by category and region.
  • Improve the targeting and effectiveness of your NPD strategy based on the analysis of over 6,000 products launched between 2006-09.
  • Identify key trends that are shaping the savory snacks market and examine the key market drivers to 2014.
  • Understand the key factors driving the growing sophistication of consumer demand.
  • Understand how regulation and other market pressures are influencing NPD and learn how manufacturers are adapting product positionings

Highlights of the report

The global savory snacks market was valued at $77bn in 2009, an increase of 5.3% over 2008. In Europe and the US, the market is being driven by the health conscious and time constrained consumers.

The industry wide trend to reduce fat, sodium and sugar in snacks has led to the development of trans-fat free products, calorie-counted portion packs as well as the addition of nutritious ingredients such as whole grains. Other leading trends covered in this analysis include functional snacks, sports and energy products and natural snacks.

Over the next 10 years, the OECD expects that a net total of 1.2bn people in the Asia-Pacific region will be born into or move into the global middle class. This will represent the largest single expansion in consumer spending power ever recorded.

Key questions answered by this report

  • What is the size of the savory snacks market by region and category up to 2014?
  • Which geographic regions and countries will achieve significant growth in savory snack sales during 2009-14?
  • What are the significant growth opportunities within the savory snacks market?
  • What are the key factors driving the growth of global savory snack markets?
  • What are the main trends that will shape the savory snacks market over the next five years?
  • About the author
  • Disclaimer
  • Executive summary
  • Market drivers and resistors
  • Growth opportunities in the savory snacks market
  • Innovation and NPD in the savory snacks market
  • Key trends and product examples
  • Chapter 1 Introduction
    • What is the report about?
    • The market defined
    • Report structure
  • Chapter 2 Market drivers and resistors
    • Summary
    • Introduction
    • Changing consumer demand
    • Ethical consumerism
    • Sustainability and local sourcing
    • Fairtrade and organic
    • A move to expectations of positive health
    • Health concerns
    • Self medication and performance culture
    • The impact of the aging population
    • Consumer sophistication changing influences and expectations
    • Sophistication being driven out of emerging markets
    • Mass customization
    • Broader influences and changing expectations
    • New pressures on manufacturer innovation
    • Market competition
    • Private label
    • Pressure to premiumize
    • Regulation and legislation
    • Trans fats
    • Industry self-regulation
    • Advertising restrictions
    • Food safety
  • Chapter 3 Growth opportunities in the savory snacks market
    • Summary
    • Introduction
    • Savory snacks market overview
    • Value by geography
    • Value by country
    • Value by category
    • Value by subcategory
    • The savory snacks market in Europe
    • The savory snacks market in the US
    • The savory snacks market in Asia Pacific
    • Emerging markets for savory snacks
  • Chapter 4 Innovation and NPD in the savory snacks market
    • Summary
    • Introduction
    • Innovation type
    • Regional analysis
    • Asia Pacific
    • Europe
    • North America
    • Category analysis
    • Category overview
    • Other savory snacks
    • Potato chips
    • Nuts and seeds
    • Processed snacks
    • Popcorn
    • Packaging analysis
    • Packaging overview
    • Changing position of savory snacks
    • Flavor trends
  • Chapter 5 Key trends and product examples
    • Summary
    • Introduction
    • Health
    • 'Natural'
    • Wellness snacks
    • Vegetable, fruit and nut snacks
    • Baked snacks
    • Dehydrated snacks
    • Freeze-dried snacks
    • 'Free-from' snacks
    • Reduced fat and salt snacks
    • Functional snacks
    • Superfoods
    • Energy snacks
    • Fortified snacks
    • Detoxifying snacks
    • Weight management
    • Portion control
    • Low glycemic ingredients and satiety
    • Indulgence
    • 'Ethnic' snacks
    • Intensely flavored snacks
    • Gourmet snacks
    • Sustainability and food safety
  • Chapter 6 Conclusions
    • Five key trends for the future
    • 'Naturally' functional
    • Convenience
    • 'Ethnic' snacks
    • Ethical packaging
    • Targeting specific consumer segments
    • Table of figures
    • Figure 1: Drivers of changing consumer demand in savory snacks
    • Figure 2: Number of farmers' markets in the US, 1994-2010
    • Figure 3: Growth and sales of sports and energy bars (2006-2014)
    • Figure 4: Frito Lay's 'Give us your Dillicious Flavour' contest
    • Figure 5: Number of tourists in 2010 (m) and growth (%) by region 2005-2015
    • Figure 6: Consumer drivers of ethnic snacks
    • Figure 7: Consumers demand for private label goods during the economic downturn
    • Figure 8: Development of premiumization in the UK crisps market
    • Figure 9: Sun Chips Live Brightly advertisement campaign
    • Figure 10: Distribution of food alerts by type of risk in Europe, 2007 and 2008
    • Figure 11: Global savory snacks market value ($bn), 2009-14
    • Figure 12: Global savory snacks market shares by geography ($bn), 2009-14
    • Figure 13: Top 10 savory snacks markets by value ($bn), 2009-14
    • Figure 14: Global savory snacks market value by category (%), 2009 and 2014
    • Figure 15: Growth in savory snacks subcategories, CAGR (%) 2009-14
    • Figure 16: Emerging savory snacks markets by value ($bn), 2009-14
    • Figure 17: Share of new product launches by innovation type (%), 2007-10
    • Figure 18: Share of new product launches by region (%), 2007-10
    • Figure 19: Share of products launched by category in Asia Pacific (%), 2007-10
    • Figure 20: Cheetos Whoosh Cheesy Bugs snacks
    • Figure 21: Savour spicy broad beans and wasabi-flavored peas; Four Seas wasabi-flavored fried
    • squid snack
    • Figure 22: Share of top 10 countries in NPD in Europe (%), 2010
    • Figure 23: Share of products launched by category in Europe (%), 2007-10
    • Figure 24: Tesco cashews and chopped mixed nuts
    • Figure 25: Raw Health fruit and coconut balls
    • Figure 26: Share of products launched by category in North America (%), 2007-10
    • Figure 27: Lightning Rods Synergy Beef Stick (original flavor)
    • Figure 28: Risotto Chips (parmesan and roasted garlic, sea salt, spicy marinara)
    • Figure 29: Share of new snack launches by category (%), 2007-10
    • Figure 30: Utz Specials pretzels (extra dark, multigrain, sourdough, unsalted sourdough)
    • Figure 31: Albert Heijn rice chips (natural sea salt)
    • Figure 32: G. Willi Food rice and potato crisps (sweet Thai chili)
    • Figure 33: Deep River Snacks kettle-cooked potato chips (original salted)
    • Figure 34: You'll Love Coles linseed
    • Figure 35: BioSnacky Original organically grown alfalfa seeds
    • Figure 36: 479° Popcorn organic popcorn (The Caramel Collection)
    • Figure 37: Sun Chips multigrain chips in compostable packaging (original)
    • Figure 38: Pop 'n Box microwave popcorn (butter flavor, original and sweet) and Lay's Al Plato
    • potato chips
    • Figure 39: Examples of nutritional fact labeling in the US
    • Figure 40: Trends driving NPD in the global savory snacks market
    • Figure 41: Guiltless Gourmet 'all-natural' tortilla chips (spinach, artichoke and parmesan flavor), ingredients and nutritional facts
    • Figure 42: Sunset Orchards Veggie Snacks
    • Figure 43: Marks & Spencer's Snack Well edamame beans
    • Figure 44: Kettle Brand baked potato chips in 100-calorie pack (lightly salted)
    • Figure 45: Fruit Wise Fruit Straps variety pack
    • Figure 46: Ariel Fruitwell freeze-dried fruit snack (apple)
    • Figure 47: Holy Cow! Kosher beef jerky (teriyaki) and Sanissimo oven-baked corn nachos
    • Figure 48: Michael Season's Natural Gourmet potato crisps (sweet barbeque), BIGS reduced
    • sodium sunflower seeds and Herr's kettle-cooked, reduced fat potato chips
    • Figure 49: Of The Earth Superfoods Earthers' Delight and Incan Berries
    • Figure 50: Linwoods nutritional additive nuts and seeds snacks (flaxseed; milled flax;
    • sunflower, pumpkin and sesame seeds; and goji berries)
    • Figure 51: Perky Jerky Invigorating Beef Jerky (flavored with guarana)
    • Figure 52: Ishikawa Calcium Kuromame Cacao
    • Figure 53: Denroku Ukon no Kaki Pea
    • Figure 54: Kellogg's and Disney's Bolt assorted fruit-flavored snacks
    • Figure 55: Majans Bhuja Spicy Peas, Cracker Mix, Original Mix, Fruit Mix and Nut Mix
    • Figure 56: Tropicai coconut chips (hot chili)
    • Figure 57: Green Tree non-fried apple chips (original with peel off)
    • Figure 58: Nanpudo Combi Nuts seafood-flavored peanut snack
    • Figure 59: Tiger Tiger Nutties! coated roasted peanuts (Thai chili)
    • Figure 60: Doritos Collisions tortilla chips (chicken sizzler and zesty salsa)
    • Figure 61: Garden of Eatin' Red Hot Blues
    • Figure 62: Charlie's truffled popcorn from Susan Rice Truffle Products
    • Figure 63: Boulder Canyon Totally Natural kettle-cooked potato chips
    • Figure 64: Ricky's Lucky Nuts cocoa and vanilla bean 'all-natural' peanuts
    • Figure 65: Win2 Mini Pocket egg rolls with chocolate filling
    • Figure 66: Key trends in the savory snacks market
    • Table of tables
    • Table 1: Global sales of fairtrade products (€), 2007-2009
    • Table 2: Obese and overweight children (5-13 year olds) in Europe and US (%), 2002-2012
    • Table 3: Middle class population size (m) & share of global total (%), 2009-2030
    • Table 4: Inflows of foreign population by nationality (thousands), 2000-2007
    • Table 5: Global savory snacks market value ($bn), 2009-14
    • Table 6: Global savory snacks market shares by geography ($bn), 2009-14
    • Table 7: Top 10 savory snacks markets by value ($bn), 2009-14
    • Table 8: Global savory snacks market value by category ($bn), 2009-14
    • Table 9: Global savory snacks market value by category/subcategory ($bn), 2009-14
    • Table 10: European savory snacks market value by category/subcategory, ($bn) 2009-14
    • Table 11: The US savory snacks market value by category/subcategory, ($bn) 2009-14
    • Table 12: Asia Pacific savory snacks market value by category/subcategory, ($bn) 2009-14
    • Table 13: Share of new product launches by innovation type (%), 2007-10
    • Table 14: Share of new product launches by region (%), 2007-10
    • Table 15: Share of products launched by category in Asia Pacific (%), 2007-10
    • Table 16: Top 10 claims on snacks launched in Asia Pacific (%), 2007-10
    • Table 17: Share of top 10 countries in NPD in Europe (%), 2007 and 2010
    • Table 18: Share of products launched by category in Europe (%), 2007-10
    • Table 19: Share of products launched by category in North America (%), 2007-10
    • Table 20: Top 10 claims on snacks launched in North America (%), 2007-10
    • Table 21: Share of new snack launches by category (%), 2007-10
    • Table 22: Top 20 claims on other savory snacks (%), 2007-10
    • Table 23: Top 10 claims on new popcorn products (%), 2007-10
    • Table 24: Top 10 pack types on new snack launches (%), 2007-10
    • Table 25: Top 20 claims used in new snacks launches (percentage of products with claims), 2007-10
    • Table 26: Top 20 flavors in new product introductions (percentage of snacks product launches)
    • 2007-10
+44 20 8816 8548

Ask a question about The Future of Premium, Ethical and Healthy Snacks

Enter the characters you see in the picture below
Captcha