Cups of guacamole, queso, and salsa with chips.
Guacamole, queso and salsa are some of the popular products offered by Fresh Innovations/Yo Quiero. (Photo courtesy of Fresh Innovations/Yo Quiero)

How fruit and vegetables are driving snacking occasions and sales

by Amanda Baltazar


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The Packer

January 2024

Today’s consumer is snacking more than ever. While snacks can run the gamut from potato chips to granola bars, produce and produce-focused snacks are coming into the limelight.

In general, they’re easy to grab and eat, they’re healthy and they often appeal to kids when they come in mini sizes.

In 2023, a majority of consumers (62%) said they snack once or twice a day, according to a report from Statista. Another 11% said they snack three or more times daily.

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