Cultured Snacking

Exotic ingredients are added to traditional junk food products for diversity

Implications - A desire to diversify consumer interest has big name brands reinventing traditional products with more exotic appeal. Combining traditional junk food snacks like chips with cultural ingredients, these revamped products reflect a desire for more experimental, yet familiar methods of product variation.
SCORE: 5.6
This Year and Warm Top 6 Examples: 13,459 Total Clicks Jan 14 - Jan 16
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Bizarre Chip Flavor Contests - Lay's Do Us a Flavor Contest Suggests Some Strange Combinations
SCORE: 5.9
Hot 8,852 Clicks Pub: Jan 28, 14
Bizarre Chip Flavor Contests
Lay's Do Us a Flavor Contest Suggests Some Strange Combinations
Corned Beef Hash, Beer Bread and Apple Pie with Cheese are a few of the fan-suggested flavors that are currently in the running for Lay’s ‘Do Us a Flavor’ contest. The winner of the... [More]
Butter Chicken Chips - These Indian-Inspired Chips are a Possible New Lay's Canada Flavor
SCORE: 6.1
Warm 761 Clicks Pub: Sep 4, 15
Butter Chicken Chips
These Indian-Inspired Chips are a Possible New Lay's Canada Flavor
One of the finalists in the running for the Lay’s Canada ‘Do Us a Flavour’ contest is Butter Chicken, suggested by Darryl Francispillai, who took inspiration from his own South... [More]
Curry Carrot Chips - Oh My Veggies' Baked Carrot Chip Recipe is a Flavorful Twist on Healthy Eating
SCORE: 4.3
Warm 925 Clicks Pub: May 22, 15
Curry Carrot Chips
Oh My Veggies' Baked Carrot Chip Recipe is a Flavorful Twist on Healthy Eating
With this recipe for baked carrot chips, the Oh My Veggies blog transforms a healthy vegetable into a snack that’s more like a potato chip. The recipe looks to make the perfect amount of... [More]
Exotic Fruit Chips - Natural Sins' Snacks are Made with Mangos, Pineapple and Coconut
SCORE: 4.2
This Year and Warm 785 Clicks Pub: Jan 22, 16
Exotic Fruit Chips
Natural Sins' Snacks are Made with Mangos, Pineapple and Coconut
At the same time that consumers are now looking for more unusual types of vegetable chips as alternatives to unhealthy potato chips, exotic fruit chips are also emerging. Natural Sins is one brand... [More]
Fishy-Flavored Chips - Shrimp Mayonnaise Doritos are Perfect for Adventurous Snackers
SCORE: 4.9
Mild 1,523 Clicks Pub: Jan 23, 14
Fishy-Flavored Chips
Shrimp Mayonnaise Doritos are Perfect for Adventurous Snackers
If you’re looking to switch up your regular snack routine, a bag of shrimp mayonaise Doritos might be just what you’re looking for. These seafood chips are not for people who can’... [More]
Exotic Beef Snacks - This Dried Beef Sirloin Snack is Infused with Teriyaki and Pineapple Flavors
SCORE: 3.7
Mild 613 Clicks Pub: Jan 7, 15
Exotic Beef Snacks
This Dried Beef Sirloin Snack is Infused with Teriyaki and Pineapple Flavors
Simply Snackin’s dried beef sirloin is an exotic product that will give one an instant protein boost. The carnivorous snack is infused with teriyaki, garlic and ginger that are blended with... [More]