Snack Food Manufacturers

Snack Food Manufacturers

Overview

Large Firms Dominate

The snack food industry is highly concentrated; the 50 largest companies account for almost 90% of revenue, and the top four companies account for over 50%.

Health Concerns

The nutritional content of traditional salty snacks, such as chips and pretzels, has come under public scrutiny, due to the connections between processed foods and the rising incidence of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.