Raise Your Snack I.Q.: International Snacker
Want to maintain your Snack Genius cred while traveling abroad? We’ve got you covered. According to a Nielsen global survey, while popular foods like chocolate and cheese place highly on every list, certain regions have a significant preference and specific tastes.
Who doesn’t love chocolate? Not many people in the Asia-Pacific region. 69% of respondents listed chocolate as their go-to snack of choice. Besides being simply delicious, chocolate is extremely versatile and finds its way into pastries, cookies, ice cream flavors and toppings, and even on fruit.
If you’re a chocoholic, you might enjoy these recipes.
Europe / Middle East / Africa
If you enjoy snacks of the healthier variety, you’ll feel right at home in the regions above. Fresh fruit tops of the list for Europeans (62%), Middle Easterners, and Africans (52%).
We’re not sure there’s any correlation between Latin America’s reputation for spicy foods and its love of yogurt, but Snack Geniuses know the creamy food can soothe the taste buds after a fiery meal. 66% of respondents there love yogurt and list it as their number one snack.
63% of the North Americans polled like a crunchy snack and we’re 100% okay with that for reasons it doesn’t take a Snack Genius to figure out. A snack with a satisfying crunch is half the fun!