With more people eating on the go and enjoying smaller meals that fit their active lifestyles, the snack food industry has seen an increase in market size and SKU offerings on store shelves. According to a 2022 Market Analysis Report by GVF, The global snacks market size was valued at over USD $1.4B and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.7% from 2022 to 2030.* The pandemic’s effect on eating patterns and new norms such as working from home has taken this industry to new levels.
When it comes to packaging, ProMach product brands are busy at work ensuring bagging, filling, labeling and coding, packing, and many other machinery tasked to package these products are operating at peak efficiencies to ensure their customer’s production goals are met and products are shipped out the door in a safe and timely manner.
Just a few of the snack products ProMach brands package are shown above in the By the Numbers infographic.
ProMach product brand Allpax boasts retorting 100,000 lbs of raw chickpeas for hummus each day. This is an important part of processing hummus as the chickpeas are steam cooked and baked to then go on to be blended into hummus.
Bartelt, a ProMach product brand and leader in pouching, cartoning, shrink wrapping, case packing, and tray packing systems for the food industry packages 532,000 lbs of jerky each day and a whopping 22 million bags of chips per day.
ProMach product brand Benchmark is an industry leader in product infeeding, loading, orienting, and conveying and works with customers to handle products such as cookies, crackers, frozen pizzas, and cheese snacks. Kleenline is another product brand that manufactures integrated sanitary product handling solutions including conveyors, automation and controls, and specialty devices. Kleenline works directly with producers of foods such as turnovers that need to be safely handled to ensure product integrity.
Product brand Matrix provides flexible packaging machinery for customers in the snack industry including vertical form, fill, seal, pre-made pouches, stickpacks, and sachets. This includes customers packaging popcorn in a range of bag sizes.
EPI manufactures industry-leading and high-performing labeling technologies for large customers of snack foods like chips for their packaging operation, ensuring boxes are labeled correctly and are ready to be shipped out the door on time.
From the beginning of the packaging line to the end of the line, ProMach offers best-in-class packaging solution product brands that can package anything, including snack foods, with precision, efficiency, and performance.
As a reminder, we’re featuring a By The Numbers infographic each month right here on The Packaging Observer so be sure to watch out for next month’s out soon. If you missed August’s By The Numbers, you can read it here.