Savory snacks are snack foods that have a salty taste. They are different from sweet snacks. The savory snacks market can be divided into major categories based on the product types: Potato chips, extruded snacks, nuts and seeds, traditional/ethnic snacks, popcorn, meat snacks, pretzels, and other savory snack products. Savory snacks can be categorized under the snack foods segment. Although there are many variants in terms of the ingredients used, the savory snacks market in the US can be divided into the following major categories: Potato chips, extruded snacks, nuts and seeds, traditional snacks, meat snacks, popcorn, and other savory snacks. Potatoes, nuts, seeds, corn, wheat, rice, tapioca, and oats are the most commonly used as ingredients in the preparation of savory snacks.