Leading crisp brands ranked by sales volume in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017

In 2017, the leading crisp brand by sales volume in the United Kingdom was Walkers, with sales of approximately 77 million kilograms of crisps. Walkers sales volume is larger than that of the next nine brands in the ranking. The next largest sales volume of a single brand was that of Mccoys with 13 million kilograms sold.

Sales values

When we look at the money generated with these sales, Walkers market position is less pronounced than when we look at the sales volume in weight. However, the company also makes more sales than the other nine competitors in the top ten.

Crisp market

The overall retail sales volume of crisps in Great Britain has increased by roughly ten thousand metric tons between 2007 and 2017. In the same timeframe, overall sales values have risen too, despite being lower than in 2012 and 2013. Walkers, not only lead the market in terms of sales, but also as the healthiest brand on the entire snack market in 2018.

Sales volume of the leading crisp brands in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

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Release date

November 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period

52 weeks ending August 19, 2017

Supplementary notes

Numbers have been rounded.

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