Snack Is the New Black

Consumers’ lives have changed. Snacking growth has begun to resurge in most regions, and new data shows almost half of all eating occasions now include some element of multi-tasking, making normal mealtimes nearly obsolete. This session explores new eating and snacking behaviors and the new opportunities that come along with them, providing attendees with a roadmap to take advantage of how mealtimes have changed.


May 25 2022


2:00 pm - 2:50 pm


Insights Stage


  • Janey Yu
    Janey Yu
    Vice President of Consumer Insights, Commercial Lead, NielsenIQ

    Janey Yu has 15 years of experience in market research and consumer insights. She has partnered with top multinational corporations to drive category and brand growth in the U.S., China, and Singapore. Her experience in both developed and emerging markets along with her knowledge of retail measurement, consumer panel, behavioral sciences, and custom research brings a unique perspective to research design and insights. Janey has led innovative consumer and shopper research, resulting in a deeper understanding of human behavior to inform brand and retailer strategies.

  • Leyna Chovan
    Leyna Chovan
    Associate Client Manager, Consumer Insights, NielsenIQ

    Leyna Chovan has always had a passion for storytelling and better understanding human behavior. After a few years in local television news, she made the switch to market research and consumer insights. With over 6 years of experience in the field, Leyna has led many research studies from start to finish for clients in a variety of industries, including publishing, healthcare and FMCG. Leyna loves the challenge of designing a study that fully answers client research questions and provides insights that help them better understand their consumers.