Tag: salty snacks

CSP Magazine
Seven of the top 10 in-store categories posted decent unit sales growth in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at category highlights.
Snacks & Candy
Researchers study craving, consumption
Snacks & Candy
Smithfield signs deal with A&E for "Duck Dynasty" peanuts, more.

Potato-Chip Sales Dip in Convenience Stores

Published in: 
Potato-chip unit sales fell for the second year in a row in 2013, according to IRI convenience-store figures, with one-half of the top 10 brands seeing declines in unit volume. Unit sales of "other salty snacks," meanwhile, ticked up 1.5%.

Potato-Chip Sales Trends

Potato-Chip Brands
C-store sales, 52 weeks ending Dec. 29, 2013
    
Brand/UPCC-store sales
($ millions)
PCYAUnit sales
(millions)
PCYA
Lay’s$442.84.6%282.8-0.1%
Ruffles$191.6-11.1%111.5-15.6%
Pringles$139.18.6%74.97.4%
Lay’s Kettle Cooked$65.3-2.1%35.2-5.7%
Munchos$45.9-7.9%28.0-13.0%
Total (including brands not shown)$1,382.31.2%884.1-2.6%
     
Latest Quarter: UPCs
C-store sales, 13 weeks ending Dec. 29, 2013
    
Lay’s Classic
Potato Chip (2.875-oz.)
$25.121.8%17.021.3%
Ruffles Cheddar &
Sour Cream Ridged
(2.875-oz.)
$21.623.2%14.623.1%
Lay’s Classic
Potato Chip (10-oz.)
$11.9NA2.9NA
Lay’s Barbecue
Potato Chip (2.875-oz.)
$9.214.1%6.213.6%
Lay’s Sour Cream &
Onion Potato Chip
(2.875-oz.)
$8.436.1%5.735.0%
Total (including UPCs not shown)$338.12.3%214.0-1.0%

Source: IRI

Other Salty-Snack Product Sales Trends

In the large, catchall “other salty snack” segment, Funyuns led as the top-selling brand in c-stores and contributed the top-selling UPC, according to IRI.

Other Salty-Snack Brands
C-store sales, 52 weeks ending Dec. 29, 2013
    
Brand/UPCC-store sales
($ millions)
PCYAUnit sales
(millions)
PCYA
Funyuns$154.74.0%98.0-0.9%
Munchies$119.31.2%53.01.6%
General Mills Chex Mix$100.9-5.5%50.6-5.3%
Chester’s$97.98.9%64.82.5%
Gardetto’s$56.5-0.3%22.9-1.5%
Total (including brands not shown)$743.13.6%419.7-1.5%
     
Latest Quarter: UPCs
C-store sales, 13 weeks ending Dec. 29, 2013
    
Funyuns onion snack
(2.625-oz.)
$18.814.7%12.714.5%
Chester’s Flamin’ Hot
corn & potato snack
(4.375-oz.)
$15.033.7%10.133.4%
Munchies Cheese Fix
snack mix (8-oz.)
$7.9-3.1%2.5-2.5%
Funyuns onion snack
(6.5-oz.)
$7.5-1.2%2.2-1.3%
Chester’s Flamin’ Hot
corn & potato snack
(5.75-oz.)
$6.7NA3.4NA
Total (including UPCs not shown)$179.23.0%101.31.6%

Source: IRI

Source: 
IRI
Snacks & Candy
Bag of Bones give the chills; online pranks add the thrills
Snacks & Candy
Morgan to lead snack-manufacturer team, chair SFA
Snacks & Candy
How consumers are redefining the foods they eat

Cracker Sales Slow in C-Stores

Published in: 
Cracker sales trend in convenience stores
After a spike in 2012, c-store sales of crackers were flat in 2013 and showing a negative trend into 2014.
Top "Other Crackers" Brands in Convenience Stores

Strip away graham, matzoh, saltine and crackers with filling, and the "other crackers" subcategory is keeping the larger category afloat in convenience stores with nearly 22% growth during the 52 weeks ending May 18, 2014. The parent category of crackers dipped 1.82% in unit sales during the same period.

IRI Convenience AllScan data for 52 weeks ending May 18, 2014

BrandDollar SalesPCYA*Unit SalesPCYA*
Sunshine Cheez It$64,454,5306.33%43,056,8203.84%
Combos$19,049,400493.93%7,360,367491.69%
Sunshine Cheez It Duoz$11,932,85015.27%5,224,23614.91%
Nabisco Ritz$10,196,130-11.17%3,560,421-12.07%
Kelloggs Special K$9,752,20424.10%7,184,70425.68%
Pepperidge Farms Goldfish$9,438,6106.92%5,904,3888.55%
Nabisco Wheat Thins$7,653,14630.41%3,584,39757.90%
Stacy's$7,386,76036.41%3,200,29751.00%
Snack Factory Pretzel Chips$4,772,45950.91%2,811,00460.47%
Munchies$4,013,328NA4,273,756NA
Lance Gold N Cheese$3,284,328-9.883,320,654-10.09%
Bimbo$3,242,17029.64%1,963,25924.43%
Pepperidge Farms Flavor-Blasted Goldfish$1,822,1982.32%1,062,3892.85%
Nabisco Triscuits$1,439,624-2.46%309,438-3.06%
Keebler Club$1,383,957-12.14%489,491-13.56%
Carr's$1,317,23611.12%277,63411.66%
Louck's$1,152,03110.16%1,308,6287.09%
Nabisco Chicken in a Biskit$688,16019.64%141,49120.94%
Valued Naturals$447,55510.54%224,88410.92%
Pepperidge Farms Goldfish Puffs$316,710NA181,432NA
Total All Other Crackers$167,980,60023.52%96,888,46021.58%
TOTAL Crackers$382,316,4003.05%367,843,000-1.82%

*Percent change from a year ago

Source: 
IRI
Snacks & Candy
Former Oberto Brands CEO Ennis joins executive team

Pages