The number of consumers who eat healthier packaged snacks had increased 12% since 2016, according to the survey, carried out by healthy snacks specialist Kallo Foods.
Among these, younger adults, London residents, and people with children scored particularly highly, the Royal Wessanen-owned company said.
They always read the ingredients
Almost two-thirds (63%) of the 500 respondents said they always read the ingredients on a pack before deciding to purchase, while 56% tried to avoid foods and drinks with artificial ingredients.
Meanwhile, ethically and sustainably-produced snacks were the focus of a free Food Manufacture Group webinar, staged in partnership with the Almond Board of California.
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