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Latest data on UK savoury snacks industry

Issued 21 February 2020

SNACMA has issued the third update of its popular ‘Celebrating the UK Snacks Industry’ brochure to include the latest data for 2019 and 2018.

The updated report confirms that the snack sector continues to make a valuable contribution to food manufacturing in the UK. By the end of 2019 the value of the UK savoury snacks market (including potato crisps, snacks, nuts, popcorn and baked snacks) grew to a total of £3,222 million*, with 5% YOY growth in exports (2018 data) reported.

The brochure also provides further data on employment in UK and the sector’s work on reformulation.

The full report can be found here.

Contact: Andrew Curtis, Director General, Potato Processors’ Association Ltd at:, or +44 (0)70 3914 7088.

* Source: Nielsen data, 52w/e 28/12/19, Total Coverage, Value Sales

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