The nibble, the Germans prefer


Cozy up on the Couch, as a Snack at parties or at the common game night, Chips and co. popular: an Estimated four kilograms of snacks consumed every German in the past year. The most popular are the potato chips are a classic, as a current survey of the Federal Association of the German confectionery industry (BDSI).

With 63.6 percent of the respondents, the salty Snacks are bars, far ahead of second-placed peanuts (33.1 percent) and the salt-and -pretzels (31.3 percent) on the third rank, as the chart from Statista. Less popular nut mixtures, trail mix and Popcorn. Salty Snacks are a growing market, according to the BDSI, the production volume increased by 2018 to 3.2 percent to around 300,000 tons. Also in the value of the division grew by six percent to 1.05 billion euros.


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