Crisps and savory snack market value in the United Kingdom 2016, by category

This statistic shows the market value of the crisp and savory snacks industry in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, by category. Savory snacks had the highest market value at over 1.3 billion British pounds and crisps at almost 1.1 billion. Nuts and popcorn also contributed to the industry, valuing 313 million British pounds and 120 million British pounds in 2016 respectively. The market for savory snacks in the United Kingdom is the largest in Europe, with the highest growth rate of all Western European countries. Although popcorn makes up only a small portion of the market, it is increasing in popularity as a healthy alternative to other savory snacks, such as crisps. Retail sales volumes of savory potato snacks excluding crisps have risen, although average purchases per person per week of crisps and potato snacks have remained steady. There have, however, been increases in the retail sales value of both crisps and savory potato snacks.

Crisps and savory snack market value in the United Kingdom in 2016, by category

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October 2016


United Kingdom

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