Chesters Puffcorn SWOT Analysis, USP & Competitors

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SWOT Analysis of Chesters Puffcorn with USP, Competition, STP (Segmentation, Targeting, Positioning) - Marketing Analysis

Chesters Puffcorn

Parent Company

Pepsi Co




Food and Beverage

Tagline/ Slogan

The cheese that goes crunch; It ain’t easy bein’ cheesy


The Alternative to popcorn



People seeking food snacks

Target Group

Urban young middle class individuals


Popcorn like cheese based snack for parties and movies

SWOT Analysis


1. Impressive taste

2.Available in large number of varieties

3.The shape is like a popcorn without the kernels which helps the product to become a hit among kids with braces

4. Excellent distribution and availability across stores

5. Good branding and visibility due to marketing through TVCs and print ads

6. High quality product and attractive long-lasting packaging


1. Shortages experienced in areas of demand in the US due to improper distribution

2. Intense competition and limited global presence


1. Opportunity to market it as a braces friendly snack and tap on the huge market in the US

2. Global expansion

3. Better advertising to increase global recall


1.Despite great taste and brand backing, due to improper distribution policies followed, the product may fail to become a hit

2. Increasing competition penetration

3. Changing food preferences of customers



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