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 11,000 trade visitors came to the shows to learn more about almost 200 new products from 400 exhibiting brands!



    Major Trends :

    - 2.35 billion sandwiches consumed in 2016, up 3.98% on 2015. Of these, 51% were ham and butter or 1,199 units consumed in 2016, down 2.92%.
    - Sandwich sales have tripled in 15 years to EUR 8.25 billion.
    - Overall price increase in the sandwich market: up 2.03% for a sandwich, and up 2.97% for a ham and butter sandwich which averaged EUR 2.93 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.
    - Focus on snack concepts developed around a single product: Mersea (seafood, Paris), Mardi Crêpe Club (crêpes, Paris), Céréaliste Céréaliste (cereal diner, Paris) and Arsène (omelettes, Paris).

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