Date Posted: 02/24/23

NCP Blog: The Twist on Pretzels

When you’re relaxing at home, maybe watching your favorite show on TV, what snacks, if any, do you normally reach for? One of my “go-to” snacks is pretzels*. Lately, I’ve been hooked on sourdough pretzel nuggets!


Some of the best things about this classic snack food is that they’re convenient and easy to find in many different types of stores; from large mass merchandise stores to small convenience stores. They’re great to pack in a lunchbox or backpack, take on a road trip, serve at a party, and so on!


So Many Varieties!


What’s your favorite type of pretzels? There are so many varieties to choose from!

  • Twists (minis, thins, etc.)
  • Rods/Sticks
  • Nuggets
  • Braided
  • Crisps
  • Flavored Pieces
  • Chocolate-covered
  • And more!


Fun Facts About Pretzels


Do you know which state is famous for these salty snacks? According to Keystone Answers, more than 80% of the nation’s pretzel supply comes from Pennsylvania! About 45 pretzel manufacturing companies are headquartered in Pennsylvania.


NCP Panel Facts About Pretzels


Let’s take a look at some NCP purchase data for snack pretzels collected from panel members in 2022.NCP panel members share important shopping information and influence what you see on store shelves. If you’re not a member and you’re interested in getting your consumer voice heard click here or go to the Join NCP section of the blog to sign-up!


The number of unique UPC barcodes scanned by NCP panel members for snack pretzels was 1,848.


The months in which the highest quantity of snack pretzels purchases were reported by panel members:


  • December
  • March
  • November
  • May
  • October



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