CANADA: Canadians get renewed craving for beef jerky
In a Canadian snack food industry packed with competing products, one of the old favourites has gained a new lease of life. Sales of beef jerky, the dried chewy meat snack, are growing by about 50% each year, and other meat snacks are also growing fast. Because it is high in protein and contains less fat and carbohydrates than most junk food, it is perceived as a healthier snack - despite being loaded with salt and preservatives, comments the Globe and Mail newspaper. The product is also extremely convenient, as it is handheld and generally requires no refrigeration.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 16 years of archives.
I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- Unilever 2016 investor day - the top takeaways
- The key questions for digital strategists in 2017
- Wessanen's move for Spain's Biogran - analysis
- Burger King, Jollibee: foodservice focus, Nov 2016
- Have food promotions reached tipping point?
- General Mills jobs to go in business revamp
- Verlinvest, China Resources invest in Oatly
- B&G acquires pasta sauce group Victoria Fine Foods
- Japan's Nagatanien buys Chaucer Food Group
- Tyson sets up US$150m investment fund