According to a recent report, there is a decided growth trend towards bolder, more flavorful snack mixes. Consumers have become accustomed to ethnically inspired cuisines that tend toward complex flavor combinations. This taste for spicy fare has apparently spilled over into the snack food category.
Offering bolder, unusual flavor combinations and fun textures continues to keep consumers engaged and indulged. In recent years, people’s taste buds have become bolder, and younger consumers are expected to look for spicier and more ethnic flavors in their snacks and snack mixes.