Top 10 Most Popular Vending Snacks In USA

Ahh snacking; it’s something that we all enjoy doing, especially in the United States, since snacking has actually increased in the last 12 months.  The big question is what are the most popular snacks for vending and micro markets? In this article, we will answer this question, and provide you with a list of the top 10 most popular vending snacks in the USA. 

Snacks in America

#1 – M&M’s 

It’s no surprise that M&M’s continue to be the most popular vending snack in the United States. Most people enjoy M&M’s because they are a convenient snack that you can enjoy while on the go, and they come in a variety of sizes, colors, and flavors.  M&M’s have been around since 1941 and we don’t see their popularity ending any time soon, especially since just about everyone enjoys M&M’s.  From peanut M&M’s to M&M’s minis and every flavor in between, this treat is one of the most iconic snacks out there on the market.

#2 – ReesePeanut Butter Cups 

Another iconic vending snack that most people know and enjoy is Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.  Reese’s peanut butter cups offer the perfect combination of peanut butter and chocolate that always make this vending snack a top snack that most people look for when they approach a vending machine. 

#3 – Doritos  

On to the chips! And it’s a chip that almost everyone knows and loves, Doritos.  Since the 1960s, Doritos have been a favorite snack chip in the United States because they come in a wide variety of flavors, including the now-iconic nacho cheese, and cool ranch flavors.  Doritos can be described as one of the most ideal snacks, and comfort foods, especially their one-ounce size bags, because it’s just enough chips to compliment any meal, or provide a tasty snack.  

#4 – Lay’s Classic Potato Chips 

When most snack food fans think of potato chips, Lays will almost always be at the top of their list because they are a classic potato chip that always delivers the ‘salty goodness’ that consumers are looking for in a chip. 

#5 – Hershey’s Chocolate Bar 

Hershey’s chocolate bar has been a part of the snack food world for over 100 years, and for good reason, each bar offers enough delicious chocolate to satisfy a consumers chocolate cravings.  What’s great about Hershey’s is that the company didn’t just stop at their chocolate bar, they also make Hershey’s Kisses and Hershey’s mini chocolate bars. 

#6 – Oreo Cookies 

Oreos have been a staple of most vending snacks for decades now because each Oreo offers the perfect amount of cream between two tasty cookies. Over the years, Oreo has widely expanded its cookie line and you can now find them in a wide variety of sizes and flavors. 

#7 – Planters Peanuts 

Like Doritos, Oreo’s, and the other vending snacks that we’ve written about in this article, Planters Peanuts deserves an honorable mention on our list because they’ve been a much-loved peanut snack since 1906.  Planters peanuts always deliver the right amount of saltiness that snack food fans are craving and since many snack food fans are health conscious these days, Planters Peanuts also deliver a healthy dose of protein too. 

#8 – Fritos Corn Chips 

Fritos are another favorite chip that we just had to add to our list of the 11 most popular vending snacks in the USA.  These chips always offer a predictable crunch and salty flavor that we love plus they pair perfectly with most meals too! 

#9  Cheetos  

Who doesn’t enjoy having their fingers covered with cheese dust, right? Anytime you enjoy a bag of Cheetos, licking the cheese dust off your fingers is part of the fun that comes with eating this iconic snack food. 

#10 – KitKat 

Rounding out our list of the 11 most popular vending snacks in the United States are KitKats, the delicious candy bar that has been a part of the snack food world since 1935.  Anytime you open a pack of KitKats you can expect a predictable crunch and the satisfaction of being able to break them apart to share with a friend. 

By Jeremy Raglin, Editor-Content Writer

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