Now more than ever, consumers have much less free time than consumers 50 years ago. Even a simple task like preparing a snack can become difficult to do on a daily basis. This is why many consumers have started snack prepping, which allows them to prepare snacks in advance for multiple days.
With snack prepping becoming popular, consumers have been purchasing multiple items that they can use for their snack prep recipes. Some of the popular snack products among consumers are listed below. As for food businesses, these products would be great to market as snack prep products.
1. Mixed Nuts
Almonds, cashews, and walnuts. Oh my!
Nuts are a simple and nutritious snack food that provides a truckload of protein. Both people that eat and don’t eat meat love nuts for their taste crunch and health benefits. The market for nuts is very wide open, so for business, it’s a safe bet to sell nuts.
2. Flax Seeds
They can be eaten alone or sprinkled on top of yogurt!
They can be eaten alone or sprinkled on top of yogurt! Flax seeds are becoming more and more popular each day. They are a healthy food trend that’s going to be sticking around for a while. Consumers love to mix flax seeds into every kind of dish, from yogurt to ice cream to salads. Businesses should take advantage of their surging popularity and start selling this wonder seed.
3. Crackers and Cheese
Mmm…salty and savory! One of the best combinations.
This classic pairing has an air of sophistication. Some wine, cheese, and crackers make you feel like you're at a fancy dinner party. Consumers have been addicted to this food combo for years, and businesses should recognize it won't be going out of fashion any time soon.
4. Mixed Berries
They’re full of antioxidants, accessible, and very portable!
They’re full of antioxidants, accessible, and very portable! Berries are nature's candy. Their bright colors and sweet taste make them like healthy little gumdrops. This is an easy snack prep item that any consumer would gladly grab off the shelf if the price is right and the packing is nice. Businesses should consider selling this easy and sweet snack prep item.
Eating healthy has never tasted so good!
Eating healthy has never tasted so good! Eat it in the morning or late at night, there is never a bad time to chow down on some crunchy granola. Consumers love the fiber and protein that granola carries. Businesses love how cheap and easy it is to produce granola.
It’s like eating candy, but they’re way healthier for you!
Everyone could use a nice date now and then. We are not talking about dinner and a movie, we are talking about the raisin's older brother. Dates offer a myriad of health benefits, from antioxidants to protein. Consumers know that these big guys are a great snack choice, and businesses know that dates sell like hotcakes.
7. Hard-Boiled Eggs
High in protein, low in carbs!
Eggs can be cooked in so many ways and every way is delicious. Hardboiled eggs are great because they are as healthy and tasty as every other type of egg, but easy to transport. Consumers can't get enough of these suckers, and business should recognize how easy a they are to make and sell.
They’re so refreshing, nutritious, and delicious!
They’re so refreshing, nutritious, and delicious! Grapes are simple snacks that you can pop and go. These juicy balls of flavor are a gift from mother nature. Businesses that want a popular snack product should consider grapes.
Boil ‘em, salt ‘em, and eat ‘em! The healthy fiber will keep your system flush.
The healthy fiber will keep your system flush. These beans are the bee's knees. Customers crave these crunchy beans. Businesses need to start looking at selling edamame.
They’re so versatile! You can eat them raw, cooked, roasted, glazed, and grilled.
Carrots are like potatoes, hardy, and great no matter how you serve them. They are also great for your vision. Hopefully, businesses can see how this is beneficial.
11. Peach Slices
Eat them alone, with yogurt, or top them with honey. Scrumptious!
If you are In the fruit market, then you will know that cutting up your peaches is a sure-fire way to increase sales.
They’ve been around for decades, and are still loved by many!
The cookie industry won't be crumbling any time soon. So start chipping into the expansive demand for cookies. Businesses will benefit from this backed snack.
Perfect Storage for Snack Prep Products
Use our flat zipper pouches, like our 231 bags, or stand up pouches, such as our 328 bags, to securely store your snack prep products. Your customers will not only love the snacks, but they will also love the reusable pouch that they come in. Our flat and stand-up zipper pouches are capable of storing all the listed snacks and much more. Whether you choose a double-sided, windowed, or clear front zipper pouch, you can be sure that your snack products will be kept fresh for extended periods of time.