Importance of snacks
Snacks are a key driver to increase spend out of home. Prior to COVID-19, value sales of crisps, snacks & nuts (CSN) in Pubs & Bars was at £24 million (Kantar – Crisps Snacks & Nuts £sales in Pubs prior to Covid-19) so you can see just how important it can be to stock up to meet the needs of your customers.
- Snacking occasions are growing +2% with savoury (+3%) growing ahead of sweet (+2%). (Source: Kantar 52 w/e Aug 19 prior to Covid-19)
- Total snack sales in foodservice and licensed was at £158 million (Source: Kantar Crisps Snacks & Nuts £sales in Pubs prior to Covid-19)
- 50% of pub visitors say selling snacks was a characteristic for their ideal pub (Source: Streetbees, 2019)
- 63% of out of home customers buy crisps (Source: Kantar Panel 52 w/c Jul 2019)