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Global Snack food Market Outlook to 2027

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  • 80 Pages
  • February 2024
  • Region: Global
  • Ken Research Private Limited
  • ID: 5938741

The global snack food market has been experiencing steady growth, driven by factors such as changing consumer lifestyles, increasing urbanization, and a rising preference for convenient and on-the-go food options

The global snack food market has been experiencing steady growth, driven by factors such as changing consumer lifestyles, increasing urbanization, and a rising preference for convenient and on-the-go food options. The market encompasses a wide range of products, including chips, nuts, seeds, savory snacks, confectionery, and more.

There is a growing demand for healthier snack options, leading to increased innovation in the development of snacks with natural ingredients, low salt, low sugar, and functional benefits. On-the-go and convenient snack options continue to gain popularity, as busy lifestyles prompt consumers to seek quick and easy food solutions.

Major multinational companies dominate the snack food market, including PepsiCo, Mondelez International, Nestlé, and Kellogg's. However, there's also a growing presence of smaller, niche brands catering to specific consumer preferences. The market is consolidated with major proporation of market share contributed by global companies. New Entarants in the market are also beimg encouranged by government initiatives in population laden countries like USA and China.

Global Snack food Market Analysis

Fast-paced lifestyles crave quick and easy snacks that satisfy on-the-go cravings. Think single-serve portions, grab-and-go packaging, and microwaveable options.

With a growing global population, rising disposable incomes, and evolving consumer preferences, the snack food market is poised for continued growth.

While indulging in the occasional guilty pleasure is always welcome, consumers are increasingly opting for snacks with healthier attributes. Protein bars packed with nuts and seeds, fruit snacks bursting with vitamins, and baked chips made.

From subscription boxes delivering curated snack surprises to AI-powered vending machines recommending personalized choices, the future of snacking is getting smarter.

Increasing costs of raw materials and production are impacting pricing, squeezing profit margins and potentially affecting consumer purchasing power.

Manufacturers are focusing on personalized snacking experiences through subscription boxes, customized products, and AI-powered recommendations.

Consumers prefer their food to be easy to carry and quickly accessible, making snack food the best option. Witnessing the sudden upsurge, manufacturers eventually launched products enriched with protein, vitamins, and nutrients, giving consumers on-the-go nutrition while snacking.

Some of the major players in the snack food market include PepsiCo Inc., The Kellogg Company, Unilever Plc, Nestle SA, and General Mills Inc

These prominent players are focusing on new product developments, expansions, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions to cater to the increasing demand from consumers and gain a competitive advantage in the market

The market is highly fragmented, with several large and small snack food manufacturers operating across the world

The key strategies fueling market growth include global expansion and the introduction of new product variations to meet the increasing demand for delicious, nutritious, and sustainable snack foods
The market's growth opportunities are driven by the rising popularity of snack foods among consumers and their evolving preferences for on-the-go, convenient, and healthy snacking options.

Future Outlook

The global snack food market is expected to reach USD 304306 million from 2022 to 2027, with a projected increase in market size driven by changing consumer preferences, urbanization, and a rising demand for convenience foods.

A major growth driver in the snack food market will be the increasing consumer focus on health and wellness. There is a growing demand for snacks that are not only tasty but also nutritious.

The adoption of online shopping is expected to play a pivotal role in the growth of the snack food market. With the convenience of online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of snack options, contributing to increased sales and market penetration.

Environmental consciousness is likely to impact the snack food market, with consumers seeking sustainable and eco-friendly packaging solutions. Companies that prioritize sustainability in their production processes and packaging are expected to gain a competitive edge.

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary
1.1 Executive Summary for Global Snack Food Market
2. Global Overview
2.1 Global Overview
3. Snack food Market Overview and Genesis
3.1 Ecosystem of Major Companies in Global Snack food Market
3.2 Business Cycle and Genesis of Global Snack food Market
3.2 Value Chain Analysis of Global Snack food Industry
3.3 Import-Export Analysis of Global Snack food Market
4. Global Snack food Market Size, 2022
4.1 Global Snack food Market Size, In Revenues, 2020-2022
5. Industry Analysis of Snack food Market
5.1 Growth Drivers in Snack food Market
5.2 Bottlenecks and Challenges in Snack food Market
5.3 Trends and Developments in Snack food Market
5.4 Rules and Regulations for Snack food Market
5.5 Impact of Covid-19 on Snack food Industry
6. End User Analysis of Snack food Market
6.1 Recent Developments in Snack food Industry
7. Competition Framework
7.1 Competition Scenario in Snack food Market
7.2 Cross Comparison of Major Players in Snack food Market
7.3 Snack food Market Players in Gartner Magic Quadrant
7.4 Vender Evaluation and Selection Process in Snack food Market
7.5 Factors Affecting Vendor Selection Process
8. Future Outlook and Market Size for Global Snack food Market, 2022-2027
8.1 Future Market Sizing of Global Snack food Market, 2022-2027
9. Analyst Recommendations
9.1 Analyst Recommendations
10. Research Methodology
10.1 Market Definitions and Assumptions
10.2 Abbreviations
10.3 Market Sizing Approach - Snack food Market
10.4 Consolidated Research Approach
10.5 Sample Size Inclusion
10.6 Primary Research Approach
10.7 Limitations and Future Conclusions
10.8 Correlation Matrix

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • PepsiCo China
  • Want Want Holdings