Snack Foods

Mott's Medleys Assorted Fruit Snacks: 'A tasty treat you can feel good about'?

Mott's fruit-flavored snacks: 'A tasty treat you can feel good about?'

By Elaine Watson

Some fruit snacks are simply dried or baked fruit. Others are “essentially candy” masquerading as “nutritious and healthful” snacks, alleges a lawsuit taking issue with the way Mott’s fruit flavored snacks are marketed. But are consumers being duped,...

'As Alexa grows in popularity, voice-activated purchases of snack foods and other consumables have the potential for major growth,' says One Click Retail

I need chocolate, Alexa... sweets, snacks, and the Amazon effect

By Elaine Watson

Candy and snacks sales on Amazon are growing at 42% year-on-year,* according to new report from ecommerce data firm One Click Retail, which says category sales have already hit $215m in the first eight months of 2017, compared with $240m for the whole...

Krave's new meat bars fit the on-the-go snack trend.  Pic: Krave

Krave enters savory bar sector with new meat snacks

By Douglas Yu

Premium meat snack brand, Krave, has brought its first bar line to CVS stores and other retailers across the US, as the company believed there are few savory options existing in the snack bar category.

Photo: iStock

Healthy snacks growth outpaces overall food and beverage market

By Adi Menayang

“Free from” claims and private-label sales are driving growth in the healthy-ingredient snacks market, and granola and breakfast bars are rising stars in the stagnant breakfast category, says a new report by Packaged Facts.

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