From Popcorn Seasoning Kits to Prepacked Antipesti Platters

By: Jana Pijak - May 9, 2016
These gourmet snacking innovations range from popcorn seasoning kits to prepacked antipesti platters that consist of quality cheese, charcuterie and olive bites. In addition to embracing a growing maker culture, modern consumers are also more keen on creating their own meals than ever before.

Those intrigued by DIY snacking will appreciate standouts like cheese survival guides -- Brooklyn Slate Company's at-home snack kit consist of cheese platter essentials like handcrafted knives, a slate cheese board and even a recipe journal. Other standouts include Ricki's cheese-making kits that help foodies create varieties like Mozzarella, Ricota and Parmesan in mere minutes.

Additional gourmet snacking products that are resonating with today's consumer include items that appeal to those with busy, on-the-go lifestyles. While maker-inspired cheese kits are resonating with those looking to make their party snacks from scratch, convenience-focused examples like pre-made veggie dip mixes are cutting food prep in half while satisfying consumers' desire for taste and quality.