Consumer interest in the quality and source of food and beverage ingredients is elevating the profile of wellness-oriented options in the market.
Snacking just isn’t what it used to be. In fact, it has morphed from tide-me-over, between-meal tidbits to titan of the foodservice industry, disrupting the traditional three square meals a day model with quicker and more-convenient options.1
Given stats like these and their taste for flavor adventures that favor wellness and sustainability (humanely raised, probiotic and non-GMO are their top descriptors3), millennial snack enthusiasts seem to have become ravenous consumers of specialty foods.
Snacking is taking up a commanding space at the table when it comes to food consumption. Survey data shows that snacking gobbles up 50% of all eating occasions,1 and one in four millennials snack four or more times a day.2
In the endless blur of restaurant concepts vying for market share among millennial dining enthusiasts, bringing meaty differentiating factors to the table is a must.