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Sweet and savoury snacks market research

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the sweet and savoury snacks category within the packaged food industry.  We monitor and analyse industry trends around the world, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” qualitative analysis; down to specific category data. 

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Our sweet and savoury snacks market research answer questions such as:

  • What is the market size of sweet and savoury snacks?
  • What are the major brands in sweet and savoury snacks?
  • How are manufacturers leveraging health and wellness trends like reduced sugar or organic sourcing?
  • How are manufacturers addressing consumer concerns over health and obesity?
  • As more consumers are spending more time at home to save money, how is this impacting retail sales for snacks?

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Global Briefing

Key Trends and Drivers in Global Sweet Snacks Consumption

With socio-economic developments such as urbanisation, more single households and rising spending power many opportunities for growth lie ahead. Sweet snacks can be the solution to many needs in the eyes of consumers, which makes it a versatile and ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Malaysia

The 3% current value growth recorded in sweet and savoury snacks during 2014 was commensurate with the 4% current value growth recorded in the category during 2013. This is because Malaysian consumers are generally willing to purchase sweet and ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Georgia

Retail volume and current value growth rates for sweet and savoury snacks in 2014 were both up on 2013, and also stronger than the respective CAGRs for the entire review period. This was partly due to favourable economic conditions in Georgia, which ...

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Company Profile

PepsiCo Inc in Packaged Food

In 2014, PepsiCo posted strong financials, and increased its returns to investors. Recent acquisitions/joint ventures, such as Tingyi, Müller Quaker and Wimm-Bill-Dann, as well as expansion into Brazil and the Middle East, helped Pepsi in promoting ...

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Global Briefing

The Food Brief

Six months on from the publication of packaged food and with 2014 company results in, we provide a full year review of the packaged food industry with a particular focus on the performance of major players. We also evaluate how emerging market ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Thailand

Sweet and savoury snacks posted a dynamic performance in 2014. While certain consumers cut down on unnecessary expenses, they still wanted to indulge themselves with snacks while entertaining/relaxing after a long working day. Manufacturers attempted...

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Company Profile

Nestlé SA in Packaged Food: Confectionery, Ice Cream, Sauces, Dressings and Condiments

This third part of Nestlé SA’s global profile provides detailed analysis of the company’s largest core categories which least serve its wellness credentials. It highlights the company’s take on wellness and nutrition, which is not to streamline its ...

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Company Profile

General Mills Inc in Packaged Food

General Mills continues to record growth in packaged food sales although it faces stagnation in some of its core categories, such as breakfast cereals. It is also undermined by a geographic bias towards mature developed markets such as the US for its...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Slovenia

The deteriorating economic conditions in Slovenia in 2014 have taken a toll on many discretionary food categories and, by decreasing consumer purchasing power, also had a negative influence on sales of sweet and savoury snacks. However, this was ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Vietnam

In 2014, sweet and savoury snacks posted a current value growth rate of 13%, which was slower than in 2013. While big product areas such as extruded snacks, other sweet and savoury snacks, and nuts became increasingly mature and could not sustain the...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Cameroon

A burgeoning middle class is embracing the consumption of chips/crisps and popcorn. Popcorn has always been popular as it is the cheapest snack product and also relatively easy to find and affordable for many. Chips/crisps on the other hand are ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Serbia

A relatively high number of new product launches appeared in 2013 and 2014 as a result of the category’s full recovery. It recorded high growth rates in 2013 and 2014 and this, combined with harsher competition, motivated manufacturers to attempt to ...

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Company Profile

Mondelez International Inc in Packaged Food

2014 was a challenging but significant year for Mondelez. The company remains strong across a broad range of regions, unlike other confectionery and snacks manufacturers. The company has also made significant steps for future growth, such as via its ...

Mar 2015 | US$575 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Romania

Sweet and savoury snacks achieved current value growth of 3%, reaching sales of RON972 million, and 4% volume growth, reaching 45,970 tonnes, in 2014. Consumption of sweet and savoury snacks has still not recovered completely following the economic ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Singapore

Retail volume and current value growth rates for sweet and savoury snacks in 2014 are both expected to be faster than those recorded in 2013. This improvement will be partly due to rising incomes and increasingly busy lifestyles, two trends that are ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Lithuania

Consumption rates of sweet and savoury snacks have still not recovered after the economic crisis, during which time consumers became more cautious and did not spend as much on extras such as sweet and savoury snacks. As a result, it stagnated in ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Latvia

Sweet and savoury snacks continued to record robust growth rates in 2014. This expansion was supported by an overall growth in snack consumption as Latvians continued to spend more on non-discretionary food items. Snacks such as crisps, chips and ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Hong Kong, China

Throughout 2014 the government continued to heighten its healthy living campaigns, further boosting consumers’ health consciousness. Various health epidemics also made consumers more cautious of their health, especially regarding diets. This in turn ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Indonesia

As the fourth largest population in the world, Indonesia is a promising market for sweet and savoury snacks. All ages, from small children to adults, like the products. The consumer base for these products covers all age groups and income segments, ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Russia

The growth of sweet and savoury snacks in Russia in 2014 was driven largely by demand for traditional products, as indicated by the large retail volume share of chips/crisps. However, the growth of sweet and savoury snacks was also restrained by ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in South Korea

Sweet and savoury snacks will continue to show a significant growth rate in 2014 thanks to entire categories recording good performances. In particular, private label will record a strong performance with a 41% rise in value sales in the sweet and ...

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Company Profile

Nestlé SA in Packaged Food: Baby Food and Dairy

This second part of the global Nestlé SA profile covers the company’s operations most associated with health and wellness, and introduces Nestlé’s presence, opportunities and challenges in these market categories. Nestlé should strengthen its ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Tunisia

The rising snacking culture served to push demand higher in 2014. This demand was triggered by the growing number of sweet and savoury snacks products available in Tunisia coupled with the modernisation of retailing, which is seeing more supermarkets...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Poland

Healthier products such as nuts or fruit snacks are increasingly desired by a growing number of health-conscious Polish consumers. Therefore, manufacturers and retailers are ensuring the supply of such products, especially concentrating on new ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Belarus

The snacking culture continued to develop in Belarus over the review period as a whole, being supported by an increasing pace of modern lifestyle. These trends were behind the high volume growth of sweet and savoury snacks. The intense advertising ...

Mar 2015 | US$1,000 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Nestlé SA in Packaged Food: Business Priorities

This profile of Nestlé SA is published in three parts. The first part covers the company’s key strategic objectives and challenges, and its global packaged food market assessment. Given Nestlé’s wide-ranging global packaged food operations, the group...

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Company Profile

Unilever Group in Packaged Food

In recent years, Unilever has disposed of several of its food brands, including Bertolli, Ragu and Slim Fast, prompting speculation that it could be preparing for the sales of its Foods business. While the recent divestments have improved Unilever’s ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Ukraine

As a result of the economic crisis, consumers are shifting to cheaper products or buying bigger and more affordable packs. Consequently, economy and standard brands are increasing in popularity. Premium products do not have significant sales shares ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in India

Traditional Indian sweets are the most prominent in the sweets category and are widely given as gifts. Consumers prefer local freshly prepared sweets, but a transition to packaged sweets is now evident as widespread adulteration and unhygienic ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in New Zealand

Convenience continued to be the main trend impacting sweet and savoury snacks in New Zealand in 2014. Increasingly hectic lifestyles resulted in many consumers becoming time-poor, resulting in an increase in snack food intake across the country. ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Sweden

Healthier living and the consumption of more natural food was one of the main impacting factors on sweet and savoury snacks in Sweden during 2014. Swedes’ newfound interest in genuine food and an increased knowledge of nutritional values sparked an ...

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Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Turkey

In 2014, increased awareness of health and wellness products was the most important phenomenon that drove growth within sweet and savoury snacks. This especially affected fruit snacks and chips/crisps. The product visibility of fruit snacks is ...

Mar 2015 | US$1,000 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Bulgaria

Health concerns are the major trend driving developments in sweet and savoury snacks. Bulgaria has passed a law prohibiting the sale of many types of fried snacks in school cafeterias, with talk of extending the ban to cover the entire school area, ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Kazakhstan

Sweet and savoury snacks saw 2% growth in total volume terms to reach 30,000 tonnes in 2014. Sweet and savoury snacks were demanded by consumers of all ages, due to the longstanding tradition of consumption. Moreover consumers’ increased disposable ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Macedonia

Sweet and savoury snacks achieved current value sales growth of 4%, reaching MKD1.09 billion and 1% retail volume increase, reaching 2,480 tonnes in 2014.

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Uzbekistan

Sweet and savoury snacks products have different key consumers in Uzbekistan, however consumption of any kind of sweet and savoury snacks is tied to various social events. Fruit snacks, nuts and other sweet and savoury snacks are usually purchased ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Azerbaijan

Towards the end of the review period, sweet and savoury snacks was characterised by stronger competition. This led to a wider range of products from manufacturers and the further development of the snacking culture in Azerbaijan. Busier consumer ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Croatia

Many of the top ten players gained share in 2014 at the expense of “others”. This would suggest that consumers became less price orientated than they were, being keener to try out new flavours or formats, usually offered by known manufacturers.

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Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Norway

The health trend is contributing to the consumption of nuts and fruit as a healthier snack in between meals, and has especially contributed to growth within the nuts category.

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Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Uruguay

The growing concerns of the population, or at least part of it, regarding how healthy many of the commercial sweet and savoury snacks really are, have been promoted by the Ministerio de Salud Pública and the Ministerio de Educación y Cultura. The ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Pakistan

Growth in retail volume sales of sweet and savoury snacks in 2014 was unchanged on 2013, and only slightly stronger than the CAGR for the entire review period. This was mainly due to increasing maturity, though demand for certain product types was ...

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Sweet and Savoury Snacks in the Philippines

The Philippines shows growing openness to different varieties of sweet and savoury snacks, seen especially in extruded snacks. Innovation has come not just in the form of new products, but also flavours being introduced from various sources, both ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in South Africa

The rising convenience trend, also witnessed within other packaged food categories, is clearly evident in sweet and savoury snacks. The increasingly hectic lifestyles of South Africans with long working hours and constant on-the-go lifestyles, ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Slovakia

Sweet and savoury snacks increased by 1% in current value terms in 2014 and by 2% in retail volume terms. The performance is driven by the strengthening consumer purchasing power as consumers can spend more on indulgence and snacking. Healthier ...

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Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Taiwan

Growth in retail volume sales of sweet and savoury snacks in 2014 was down on 2013, and also slower than the CAGR for the entire review period. This was partly due to increasing maturity, though demand for certain product types was also hampered by ...

Jan 2015 | US$1,000 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Mars Inc in Packaged Food

Mars is a global leader in confectionery, with a particularly strong presence in chocolate confectionery and gum. The company is highly geared towards the US, but also has a strong presence in China. The Middle East has become a new area of focus for...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Belgium

Most industry sources expected 2014 would be a good year for sales of sweet and savoury snacks. A key event during the year was the FIFA World Cup. This event is usually a strong booster for sales of sweet and savoury snacks, particularly when the ...

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Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Spain

Important televised sporting events in 2014 such as the World Cup and the Champions’ League Final between teams from Madrid helped to boost the snacking trend in Spain. At the same time, cooking for friends or entertaining at home has become a ...

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Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Portugal

Health and wellness had a key impact on consumer snack preferences over the review period and in 2014. The Portuguese are looking for more natural and less calorific snacks. This means an increase in demand for snacks with natural fats such as those ...

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Country Report

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in China

In order to encourage consumers to buy sweet and savoury snacks, product innovation and variety is important offering both international and local flavours. To boost sales, manufacturers thus continued to launch new products to meet consumers’ ...

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