4. Downsized delectables
Sometimes a consumer just wants a little treat—but the snack they’re craving, unfortunately, only comes in giant, mega-calorie versions. Increasingly, manufacturers are meeting this desire with pared-down versions of traditional treats, so that people can satisfy those cravings without totally busting their diets. Baked-good purveyor JJ’s Bakery showed off its Tid-Bits mini snack pies at the show, roughly half the size of its traditional pies.