According to a July 2015 Mintel study, nearly all Americans (94 percent) snack at least once a day. Of those, 33 percent are snacking on healthier foods this year compared to 2014. Despite these increases in healthy eating habits, 60 percent still wish there were more healthy snack options. There is a huge growth potential here and it’s imperative that sellers are listening to their customers’ needs. Here are the top 5 best-selling healthy snacks Tropical currently offers:
2. Diet Delight – Contains: Raisins, Sunflower Seeds, Cashews, Pumpkin Seeds, Almonds. Available in bulk, snack bags, Grabeez cups, SUR bags and resealable cubes.
Nutritional claims: cholesterol free, very low sodium, good source of dietary fiber.
3. Fruit Medley, Diced – Contains: Apricots, Apples, Peaches, Pears, Golden Raisins. Available in 25 lb. bulk.
Nutritional claims: fat free, saturated fat free, cholesterol free, very low sodium, good source of dietary fiber, good source of potassium.
4. Pecans – Available in bulk and resealable cubes.
Nutritional claims: cholesterol free, sodium free, good source of dietary fiber, good source of vitamin B1.
5. Soynuts, Roasted, No Salt – Available in 35 lb. bulk.
Nutritional claims: low saturated fat, cholesterol free, sodium free, high protein, good source of potassium, good source of vitamin B2, good source of folate, good source of phosphorous, good source of copper, good source of magnesium.