Potato Chip

Move over potato chips...consumers want veggie chips, hummus and now seaweed, say manufacturers

'There’s going to be little tweaks in the direction of better-for-you because it isn’t just a niche group like granola people, it’s everybody'

Trendy snacks: Will seaweed, hummus and cassava spell the death of the potato chip?

By Kacey Culliney

The alternative chip craze has exploded with a flurry of root veg and plant products on shelf, but can they compete with or even kill off the infamous potato chip?

The proliferation of pretzel crisps is one indicator of the mini-renaissance going on in the chip category. Photo courtesy of Snack Factory

Special edition: Snacking trends

‘Snack’ is in the eye of the beholder

By Maggie Hennessy

In a nation of consumers who like their names on their Cokes and the chance to have a say in the next Lay’s potato chip flavor or create the next Dorito’s commercial, it’s no wonder that eating occasions themselves are now just as customizable—no longer...

What flavor is red? That may depend on where you're from...

Packaging affects potato chip taste: Study

By Jane Joseph

A new study, which reveals how potato chip packaging affects taste, will help brand owners tailor their products to consumer preference, says author Professor Charles Spence.

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