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Seed Cracker Market Size - By Product Type (Sunflower Seeds Crackers, Pumpkin Seeds Crackers, Sesame Seeds Crackers, Flaxseeds Crackers, Chia Seeds Crackers), Distribution Channel, Growth Prospects, Regional Outlook & Global Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7528
  • Published Date: Nov 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Seed Cracker Market Size

Seed Cracker Market size was valued at USD 3.32 billion in 2022 and is estimated to exhibit a CAGR of 5.8% between 2023 and 2032. The growing consumer focus on healthy snacking choices, as well as increased knowledge of the nutritional advantages of seeds, are important demand drivers for the market. Seed crackers, filled with important fiber, nutrients, and omega-3 fatty acids from seeds such as pumpkin, sunflower, and flaxseeds, have grown in popularity as people value health and wellbeing.
 

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An increasing demand for fast and on-the-go snacks that deliver a pleasant crunch while addressing dietary restrictions such as vegan, gluten-free, and non-GMO is also propelling the industry. Furthermore, the adaptability of seed crackers, which are ideal for a wide range of taste profiles and dietary requirements, makes them an appealing choice, adding to their continuing demand in the health-conscious consumer.
 

The seed cracker market is having challenges maintaining revenue growth because to the influence of variable raw material prices. The market is strongly reliant on a consistent supply of seeds, and any fluctuation in the pricing of essential raw materials, such as diverse seeds used in the cracker manufacturing process, has a direct impact on production costs. Agricultural commodity price fluctuations, driven by variables such as weather, global demand, and supply chain disruptions, limit market growth.
 

COVID-19 Impact

The seed cracker industry experienced notable impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic as lockdowns, supply chain disruptions, and changes in consumer behaviour influenced the industry. While increased home cooking during lockdowns initially boosted demand for snack products like seed crackers, the market faced challenges related to production slowdowns, logistic constraints, and fluctuating raw material costs.
 

Seed Cracker Market Trends

The increased consumer demand for healthy and nutrient-dense snacks is driving a noticeable trend in the seed cracker industry. Seed crackers produced from seeds such as flax, chia, and sesame are gaining popularity as more people seek plant-based and protein-rich solutions. The industry is seeing advancements in flavor profiles and ingredients, with a focus on natural and healthful ingredients. Furthermore, the popularity of gluten-free and keto-friendly diets has increased demand for seed crackers as a handy and delicious snack alternative.
 

Seed Cracker Market Analysis

Seed Cracker Market Size, By Product Type, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

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Based on product type, the sunflower seeds crackers segment held over USD 0.92 billion revenue in 2022. The rising customer preference for healthy snacking choices has increased demand for sunflower seed crackers. Sunflower seeds crackers provide a nourishing option full in protein, fiber, and critical nutrients as people focus their health and seek healthier alternatives. The growing popularity of gluten-free and plant-based diets is also driving the industry, since sunflower seed crackers cater to these dietary requirements.
 

Seed Cracker Market Revenue Share, By Distribution Channel, (2022)

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Based on distribution channel, the hypermarkets /supermarkets segment accounted for 35.5% of the seed cracker market share in 2022. Seed crackers have grown in popularity as customers prefer healthier snack alternatives due to their nutritional benefits and adaptability. Hypermarkets and supermarkets are key influences in boosting demand for seed crackers because of their large shelf space and diversified product options. The ease of one-stop shopping, combined with the option to explore and compare different seed cracker brands, tastes, and nutritional profiles, adds to the market's rapid growth in these retail environments.
 

North America Seed Cracker Market Size, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

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North America seed cracker market size dominated around USD 1.80 billion in 2022. The growing emphasis on health-conscious snacking and increased understanding of the nutritional advantages of seeds can be credited to the surge in demand for seed crackers in North America. Consumers in the region are actively seeking healthful and nutrient-dense alternatives to typical snacks, and seed crackers loaded with seeds such as flax, chia, and pumpkin fit perfectly.
 

Seed Cracker Market Share

Some of the major companies operating in the seed cracker industry are:

  • Mary's Gone Crackers
  • Simple Mills
  • Crunchmaster
  • Blue Diamond Almonds (Nut-Thins)
  • Back to Nature
  • Good Thins
  • Finn Crisp
  • Late July
  • Kii Naturals
  • GG Scandinavian Bran Crispbread
  • Crunchy Melts
  • Wellaby's
  • Doctor In The Kitchen
  • 34 Degrees
  • Breton

Mary's Gone Crackers is a food company that specializes in making seed crackers. The company's products are made with simple, whole ingredients, and they are free of gluten, dairy, soy, and eggs. Mary's Gone Crackers offers a variety of seed cracker flavors, including Original, Everything, Rosemary & Sea Salt, and Sunflower & Chia.
 

Seed Cracker Industry News

  • In April 2021, Simple Mills introduced organic seed crackers as part of their effort to improve the overall health of the earth and its inhabitants. Their new crackers are USDA Certified Organic and are manufactured with regenerative agricultural practises.
     

The seed cracker market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Billion & Units from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Product Type

  • Sunflower Seeds Crackers
  • Pumpkin Seeds Crackers
  • Sesame Seeds Crackers
  • Flaxseeds Crackers
  • Chia Seeds Crackers
  • Others

Market, By Distribution Channel

  • Hypermarkets /Supermarkets
  • Convenience Stores
  • Specialty Stores
  • Online Retail
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • ANZ
    • Southeast Asia 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia

 

Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Kunal Ahuja

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of seed cracker reached USD 3.32 billion in 2022 and is set to cross USD 5.85 billion by the end of 2032, owing to the growing consumer focus on healthy snacking choices, as well as increased knowledge of the nutritional advantages of seeds.
Sunflower seeds crackers segment accounted for USD 0.92 billion in 2022, as it provides a nourishing option full in protein, fiber, and critical nutrients as people focus their health and seek healthier alternatives.
North America market was valued at USD 1.8 billion in 2022, as consumers in the region are actively seeking healthful and nutrient-dense alternatives to typical snacks, and seed crackers loaded with seeds such as flax, chia, and pumpkin fit perfectly.
Marys Gone Crackers, Simple Mills, Crunchmaster, Blue Diamond Almonds (Nut-Thins), Back to Nature, Good Thins, Finn Crisp, Late July, Kii Naturals, GG Scandinavian Bran Crispbread, Crunchy Melts, Wellabys, Doctor In The Kitchen, 34 Degrees, and Breton.

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Premium Report Details

  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 167
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 180
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