2018 Review

  • The snack food industry continues to thrive !

  • The Sandwich & Snack Show, Parizza and the Japan Food Show are the leading events for the snacks, food-on-the-go and Italian and Japanese food industries, underlining the strength and resilience of a market which has never been in better health. Over 10,300 trade visitors came to the shows to learn more about almost 250 new products from 400 exhibiting brands!

     

     

    Major Trends :

    - 2.39 billion sandwiches consumed in 2017, up 1.70% on 2016. Of these, 50.8% were ham and butter or 1,215 units consumed in 2017, up 1.33%.
    - Overall price increase in the sandwich market: up 2.03% for a sandwich, and up 3.10% for a ham and butter sandwich which averaged EUR 2.99 per unit.
    - A premiumisation of the offer with more sophisticated ingredients, recipes and concepts.
    - An escalation in the “NO” trend: “no gluten”, “no lactose”, “no meat”, etc.
    - Global cuisine making major inroads, influencing market players’ products, starting with burgers.

     

     

  • Discover the 2018 press release review

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