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45 Gen Z-Friendly Food Products

From Pizza-Flavored Hummus to Nacho Party Packs

— May 30, 2016 — Lifestyle
From experimental flavor combinations to shareable snacks, these Gen Z-friendly food products demonstrate how this young demographic is increasingly shaping the food industry.

When it comes to packaged foods, Gen Z consumers tend to favor natural ingredients over processed products made with artificial colors and flavors. As a result, they are more likely to look for daring flavor combinations that provide new ways to enjoy healthy foods. Some examples of these hybrid health foods include muesli-topped yogurts, spicy cashew snacks and pizza-flavored hummus.

Beyond bold flavor combinations, many Gen Z-friendly food products are characterized by their shareable nature. Because most of these consumers are not of legal drinking age, there is a strong emphasis on food as a social experience. The demand for social snack foods has led to new products such as bite-sized cake treats, pop culture-inspired candies and nacho party packs.
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Bite-Sized Fruit Pies
Bite-Sized Fruit Pies
Nanna's Frozen Pie Snack Products Offer Permissible Indulgence
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44
Chocolate Brownie Bars
Chocolate Brownie Bars
Ghirardelli's Sweet Bars Mimic the Taste of a Baked Chocolate Treat
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43
Pizza-Flavored Hummus
Pizza-Flavored Hummus
Sabra Hummus' Latest Creation Tastes Like a Cheesy Pizza
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42
Portable Protein Snacks
Portable Protein Snacks
The Protinis Lunches by Maple Leaf Offer Protein-Rich Foods on the Go
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41
Hybrid Cereal Yogurts
Hybrid Cereal Yogurts
Activia's Fiber Vanilla Yogurt Flavor Comes with Mixed Muesli
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40
Birthday Cake-Flavored Pretzels
Birthday Cake-Flavored Pretzels
These Covered Pretzels Evoke Memories of Birthday Celebrations
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39
Caramel-Stuffed Licorice
Caramel-Stuffed Licorice
Twizzler's Licorice Twists are Loaded with a Candy Apple Filling
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38
Remixed Dessert Popcorn
Remixed Dessert Popcorn
Popcorn Indiana's Indulgent Snack Range Includes Rich Flavor Combinations
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37
Nacho Party Packs
Nacho Party Packs
Sunsnacks Provides Its Tortillas and Cheese in a Shareable Box
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36
GMO-Free Snack Cakes
GMO-Free Snack Cakes
These Individually Wrapped Snacks Provides a Healthy Alternative for Children
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35
Charitable Snack Bars
Charitable Snack Bars
'This Bar Saves Lives' is a Granola Bar That Supports a Good Cause
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34
Exotic Fruit Chips
Exotic Fruit Chips
Nim's Fruit Crisps Include Tropical Flavor Varieties Like Melon and Pineapple
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33
Breaded Cheese Bites
Breaded Cheese Bites
Brazi Bites' Gluten-Free Snacks Meld Crisp and Cheesy Flavors
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32
Hot Dog-Flavored Chips
Hot Dog-Flavored Chips
This Brand is Currently Testing Out 'Hot Diggity Dog Pringles'
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31
Spicy Cashew Snacks
Spicy Cashew Snacks
These Flavors Provide a New Way to Enjoy a Healthy Snack
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30
Healthy Dessert Granolas
Healthy Dessert Granolas
The Mazra Dry Cereal is a Wholesome Alternative to Chocolate Indulgence
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29
Exotic Chickpea Snacks
Exotic Chickpea Snacks
The New Chickpea Snacks from 'Biena' Will Perfectly Satisfy Any Craving
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28
To-Go Dip Kits
To-Go Dip Kits
Good Foods' Chips and Dip Comes in a Convenient Size for One
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27
Sandwich Snack Bars
Sandwich Snack Bars
Betty Lou's Peanut Butter Bar is Like an Ultra Dense PB&J Sandwich
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26
Layered Nut Snacks
Layered Nut Snacks
Nutster's Covered Almond Snacks are Embedded in Yogurt, Rice Crisps and More
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25
Pop Culture-Inspired Candies
Pop Culture-Inspired Candies
The New Ring Pop Gummies Chains are Edible Jewelry
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24
Hybrid Dessert Yogurt
Hybrid Dessert Yogurt
Muller's Yogurt Dessert Channels the Taste of Indulgent Treats
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23
Bite-Sized Meat Snacks
Bite-Sized Meat Snacks
OLIVING Makes Small Meat Fillets for Enjoyment Outside of Meals
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22
Multi-Flavor Chip Mixes
Multi-Flavor Chip Mixes
The New Doritos Mix Features Different Chip Flavors in Different Sizes
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21
Prize-Winning Pork Snacks
Prize-Winning Pork Snacks
These Pork Crackling Snacks are Packaged in Bags with Gold Medal Labels
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20
Bite-Sized Thai Snacks
Bite-Sized Thai Snacks
Apinya's All-Natural Snack Bites Give a Taste of Thailand
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19
All-Natural Hemp Bars
All-Natural Hemp Bars
Ruth's Hemp Bars are Packed With Proteins and Essential Fatty Acids
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18
Bearded Gummy Candies
Bearded Gummy Candies
The New Sour Brite Weird Beards Candies Resemble NBA Player James Harden
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17
Activity-Focused Yogurt Branding
Activity-Focused Yogurt Branding
The 'Yop Fuels' Campaign Reinvents the Product for Generation Z
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16
Chocolate Fingertip Caps
Chocolate Fingertip Caps
The Chocolate Factory's 'Give Me Five' Encourages Instant Snacking
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15
Customizable Pudding Toppings
Customizable Pudding Toppings
These Delightful Cadbury Desserts Come with Toppings to Mix-In
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14
Flavor-Focused Candy Branding
Flavor-Focused Candy Branding
The Project 7 Gourmet Gummies Candy Pouches are Less Color-Focused
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13
Bite-Sized Ice Cream Sandwiches
Bite-Sized Ice Cream Sandwiches
These Low-Calorie Ice Cream Treats are Made for Kids and Adults
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12
GMO-Free Junk Food
GMO-Free Junk Food
The UNREAL Candies Boast a List of Healthy Ingredients That Others Cannot
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11
Gourmet Dessert Yogurts
Gourmet Dessert Yogurts
The Collective's Luxury Dairy Snacks Offer a Healthy Sweet Indulgence
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10
Spicy Bespoke Popcorn
Spicy Bespoke Popcorn
The Empire Bespoke Foods Brand Launches a Tabasco-Flavoured Popcorn
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9
Bite-Sized Digestive Biscuits
Bite-Sized Digestive Biscuits
This Popular Cookie Now Comes in Bite-Sized Pieces for Easy Snacking
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8
Exotic Popcorn Snacks
Exotic Popcorn Snacks
Love Popcorn's Snacks Boast All-Natural, Foodie-Approved Flavors
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7
Frozen Superfood Desserts
Frozen Superfood Desserts
This Healthy Superfood is Described as "Ice Cream, but Better"
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6
Revamped Candy Packaging Designs
Revamped Candy Packaging Designs
The Updated Ferrara Candy Branding Targets Generation Z Consumers
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5
Dippable Finger Cookies
Dippable Finger Cookies
Paolo Ulian's Cone-Shaped Biscuit Designs are Ideal for Spreads and Syrups
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4
Reimagined Rice Cake Snacks
Reimagined Rice Cake Snacks
ELEMENT Snacks is Turning Traditional Rice Cakes into Sweet Treats
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3
Protein-Packed Bean Chips
Protein-Packed Bean Chips
Beanitos' Flavored Chips Have a Base of Beans Rather Than Potatoes
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2
In-Car Snack Bags
In-Car Snack Bags
Robbie's Tear N' Serve Packaging Provides an Eat-on-the-Go Solution
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1
Portable Superfood Snacks
Portable Superfood Snacks
Nemichia's Super Chia Seed Snacks Pack a Big Nutritional Punch
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