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About the Chips Report

The Chips Trend Report gathers consumer trends within the food industry, specifically focusing on snacks like potato chips, tortilla chips, pita chips and other similar snacks. In the report, we examine how companies are tailoring items to meet today’s health standards, like reducing trans fats and sodium or offering products like baked chips, fruit chips and other raw food-based snacks. We also compile consumer data regarding the marketing and advertising campaigns from leading brands like Doritos, Cheetos, Lay’s, Pringles and Fritos.

Who It's For

Our research is for brands targeting today’s food consumer. From large corporations like Frito-Lay and vending machine operators to advertising agencies and brand managers, our crowd-sourced data can help with product development, brand innovation or even effective marketing campaigns.

Grow your presence in today’s snack food market, gain valuable consumer insight and drive brand awareness with the Chips Trend Report.

The Chips Trend Report, last published on Aug 25, 2015, includes 933 PRO Trends and 4,665 examples of chips market research and chips consumer trends related to: tortilla chips, healthy snacks, baked chips, junk foods, fruit chips and chips trends.

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Methodology

Our chips research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced chips articles and 2,447,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 933 Chips PRO Trends = 933 Powerpoint Pages Chips PPT Report
• 4,665 Chips Examples

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• 653 Chips Videos (Online) Chips Videos
• 27,990 Chips Images (Online) Chips Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Alcohol, Champagne, Extreme, Football, Golf, Hockey, Hunting, Party, Bar, Cheese, Juice, Pop, Burgers, Cigarettes, Circus, Bacon, Barbecue, Water, Candy, Chicken, chocolate, Pizza, Milk, Cookies, Dairy, Dinner, Ice Cream, Restaurant, Pants, Sugar and more!



Sample Chips Pro Trends

Each Chips PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online chips articles, videos and images. Examples:

Fashionable QSR Fast food brand extensions move beyond edibles into the apparel sector Implications - Devotion to QSR establishments is extensive and, as such, players in this industry are entering new markets with forays into the fashion world. The merger of style with food comes of broader attempts to intermingle typically separated industries. As new co-branding ventures emerge, consumers will be enticed by an appealing sense of novelty.
Fashionable QSR
Fast food brand extensions move beyond edibles into the apparel sector
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Typographic Provisions Bread and baked goods are marketed in font-focused packaging Implications - Elegant typographic packaging for bread and baked goods add a touch of familiarity to what is seen as an increasingly challenging product to market. Infusing the product with a sense of confectionery whimsy and authenticity, text-focused packaging turns to various typographic styles to position the product as worthy of even the discerning consumer's consideration.
Typographic Provisions
Bread and baked goods are marketed in font-focused packaging
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Influencer Expertise Social media influencers are consulted for their cultural know-how Implications - Recognized for their influence, bloggers and social media personalities have become a staple in many brands' campaign and marketing efforts. Taking things one step further, many brands have begun consulting and working with these influencers on actual products. By applying influencers' cultural and generational knowledge, brands are able to create more authentic goods that resonate with younger consumers.
Influencer Expertise
Social media influencers are consulted for their cultural know-how
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Designer Dairy Milk and cheese products get added appeal with conceptual forms Implications - Design-focused dairy packaging are given added consumer appeal with aesthetically pleasing forms that also offer unique beneficial functions. In adding an improved customer experience through design, brands are able to distinguish themselves in a way that will appeal to discerning consumers on an aesthetic and logical basis.
Designer Dairy
Milk and cheese products get added appeal with conceptual forms
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Automated Accountability Shopping apps shine light on responsibility for mindful Millennials Implications - The Millennial passion for responsible living is influencing a rise in conscientious shopping apps that account for both personal and public factors. Contributing to a prominent culture of mindful consumerism allows brands to maintain a sense of awareness that young critics claim is often lacking when it comes to commercial ventures. Challenging this assumption will help solidify bonds between young shoppers and brands.
Automated Accountability
Shopping apps shine light on responsibility for mindful Millennials
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Architectural Kiosk Brands favor remarkable kiosk designs in spite of short time frames Implications - Despite the fleeting come-and-go nature of kiosks, brands are choosing to move ahead with architecturally striking booth designs. By creating a more stimulating ordering process for shoppers, this development contributes to an emerging obsession with experiential consumer engagement. No matter the application, what remains appealing is the ability to impart lasting impressions.
Architectural Kiosk
Brands favor remarkable kiosk designs in spite of short time frames
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Culinary Tracking Tech-enabled meal ordering systems concentrate on monitoring food in real time Implications - In order to match the growing sophistication of digitally savvy consumers, food brands are concentrating on ordering systems that allow users to track meal items in real time. This tech focus matches digital natives who are in the information age, which prompts an expectation of up-to-the-minute knowledge and updates in all aspects of life. Across many industries, the front end digitization of content will be appreciated by this young group.
Culinary Tracking
Tech-enabled meal ordering systems concentrate on monitoring food in real time
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Playful Dairy Cheese packaging borrows from fun, young motifs for experience-oriented consumers Implications - Brands playing in the cheese sphere are showcasing engaging, young motifs via youthful packaging. This design theme is optimal for companies targeting Millennials, who place high value on unique brands and branding. This has implications for Generation Z as well, as digital natives also favor the unconventional in place of dominant, established norms.
Playful Dairy
Cheese packaging borrows from fun, young motifs for experience-oriented consumers
5 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 927 more Chips PRO Trends and 4,665 examples!



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