U.S. Salty Snack Demand To Expand 3.4% Annually In Nominal Terms To 2022

Sept. 26, 2018

U.S. demand for salty snacks is expected to rise 3.4% yearly to 2022 in nominal terms at the manufacturer level, according to Salty Snacks: United States, a report by Freedonia Focus Reports. Consumers will continue to crave salty snacks as an indulgence, while marketers will develop and invest in the marketing of more better-for-you products to cater to the growing cohort of health-conscious snackers. In addition, suppliers will benefit from population growth and increasing disposable personal incomes. 

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Demand for corn chips is expected to outperform potato chips. Sales of corn chips will be driven by the increasing availability of innovative product offerings, as manufacturers adapt to consumer preferences through new, often healthier, product additions. 

These and other key insights are featured in Salty Snacks: United States. This report forecasts to 2022 US salty snack demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand and shipments are segmented by product in terms of: 

  • potato chips 
  • corn chips 
  • other salty snacks such as cheese curls and puffs, ready-to-eat popcorn, pork rinds, potato sticks, and pretzels 

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total shipments, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017. Total retail sales are provided in annual series from 2012 to 2017. 

Nuts and soft pretzels are excluded from the scope of this report. Re-exports of salty snacks are excluded from demand and trade figures. 

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents. 

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Analysis is intended to guide the busy reader through pertinent topics in rapid succession, including: 

  • total historical market size and industry output 
  • segmentation by products and markets 
  • identification of market drivers, constraints, and key indicators 
  • segment-by-segment outlook in five-year forecasts 
  • a survey of the supply base 
  • suggested resources for further study