>> Feb 1, 2016
Getting kids to like something is not easy. But when kids like something they love it with their full heart. So kids can essentially turn out to be the most loyal customers to any brand. This is the reason why most big companies recognized the importance of kids and take special consideration towards them. Many big brands have had successful campaigns targeted towards kids. So here is list of the food brands have a huge kids following
10. Kit Kat
The chocolate giant Kit Kat secures the tenth place among the most liked food brands by kids. Kit Kat is a chocolate-covered wafer biscuit bar confection created by Rowntree's of York, England, and is now produced globally by Nestlé, which acquired Rowntree in 1988, with the exception of the United States where it is made under license by H.B. Reese Candy Company, a division of The Hershey Company. The standard bars consist of two or four fingers composed of three layers of wafer, separated and covered by an outer layer of chocolate. Each finger can be snapped from the bar separately. There are many different flavors of Kit Kat. The famous ad slogan of Kit Kat, “Have a break, have a Kit Kat”, is one of the most successful and popular ad slogan which contributed to its popularity.
9. Mc Donald’s
Mc Donald’s is the next brand which has the most kids following. The delicious burger menu of Mc Donald’s has captured the minds of kids and adults around the world. It is the largest burger brand in the world and one of the world’s most popular fast food restaurants. In fact due to its huge popularity, the logo of Mc Donald’s is the most recognized symbol around the world. The mascot of Mc Donald’s has also played a huge role in its popularity among kids. In addition to burgers, Mc Donald’s serves drinks, French fries, desserts etc.
Another food brand which is very popular among the kids is Skittles. The colored candies in different flavors have been the kid’s favorite for a long time. They have hard sugar shells which carry the letter S. The inside is mainly sugar, corn syrup, and hydrogenated palm kernel oil along with fruit juice, citric acid, and natural and artificial flavors. The confectionery has been sold in a variety of flavor collections, such as Tropical and Wild Berry.
The seventh spot is occupied by Reese’s. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are a milk chocolate cup confection made of chocolate-coated peanut butter. They were created in 1928 by H. B. Reese, a former dairy farmer and shipping foreman for Milton S. Hershey. Reese’s, over the years have produced a wide range of products in different flavors.
Everyone knows Cheetos and the kids absolutely love it. Cheetos (formerly called Chee-tos until 1998) is a brand of cheese-flavored, puffed cornmeal snacks made by Frito-Lay, a subsidiary of PepsiCo. In 2010, Cheetos was ranked as the top selling brand of cheese puffs in its primary market of the United States; worldwide the annual retail sales totaled approximately $4 billion. The original Crunchy Cheetos are still in production but the product line has since expanded to include 21 different types of Cheetos in North America alone. As Cheetos are sold in more than 36 countries, the flavor and composition is often varied to match regional taste and cultural preferences.
Lay’s is sold in different names in different countries like Walkers in the United Kingdom and Ireland, Smith's in Australia, Chipsy in Egypt, Poca in Vietnam, Tapuchips in Israel, Margarita in Colombia, Katkoot in Kuwait and Sabritas in Mexico. Even though the names differ, the brand remains as one of the most popular food brands among kids and adults alike. The company famed for its potato chips, was founded in 1932 and is owned by PepsiCo since 1965.
Just ahead of Lay’s is another snacks brand, Doritos. Doritos is a brand of seasoned tortilla chips produced since 1964 by American food company Frito-Lay. "Doritos" were released nationwide in 1966, the first tortilla chip to be launched nationally in the United States. The name derives from the Mexican Spanish doradito, meaning "golden brown". The plain chips are made of ground corn, vegetable oil, and salt. Other ingredients vary across the flavored chip varieties.
Kids absolutely love chocolate, so it’s no wonder that Hershey’s occupies the third position in the list. The Hershey Company, known until April 2005 as the Hershey Foods Corporation and commonly called Hershey's, is the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America and increasingly elsewhere throughout the world. Hershey's products are sold in over sixty countries worldwide. In addition, Hershey is a member of the World Cocoa Foundation. Hershey’s now manufactures a wide range of chocolate products.
The bright, colorful and delicious M&M’s delights kids all around the world and occupies the second place. The candy shell, each of which has the letter "m" printed in lower case on one side, surrounds a filling which varies depending upon the variety of M&M's. M&M's originated in the United States in 1941, and are now sold in as many as 100 countries. More than 400 million individual M&M's are produced every day in the United States. They are produced in different colors, some of which have changed over the years.
The credit for the most popular kid’s brand goes to Oreo biscuits. Oreo is a sandwich cookie consisting of two chocolate wafers with a sweet crème filling in between. Oreo has become the best-selling cookie in the United States since its introduction in 1912. In addition to their traditional design of two chocolate wafers separated by a cream filling, Oreo cookies have been produced in many different varieties since they were first introduced.