Consumers, Processing, fries, chips, Studies/Reports, Trends

Aussies still love their fizzy drink and chips

Salty processed snacks and sweet soft drinks, consumed individually, are definitely on the list of ‘occasional foods’. But it appears Australians like to double up on their treats, with research revealing that people who snack on potato chips, corn chips, Twisties and Cheezels in an average seven days more often than not also drink flavoured soft drinks in the same period. Findings from Roy Morgan Research reveal that over the last five years, potato chips’ status as the nation’s favourite snack food has continued, with 42% of the population (8.2 million people) eating them in any given seven days (up from 41% a year ago). And 62% of potato-chip snackers also consume some kind of soft drink during that time — well above the national average of 48%. More

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