A Better For You Alternative

The alternative snacks category delivers the unusual flavors consumers crave.

A Better For You Alternative

February 2024   minute read

Have you tried a freeze-dried mango? What about mushroom jerky or taro bites? These and other alternative snacks are pushing category sales and interest, although jerky remains the alternative snacks workhorse.

“Alternative snacks are an important category for convenience stores, as it’s one where suppliers can experiment with new flavors,” said Emma Tainter, NACS research analyst/writer.

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