IN THE BEER AISLE, LIGHT SELLS

CHICAGO -- As it is in many other food categories, light is where the growth is.In the beer category, light and low-calorie beer sales are poised to overtake those of regular beer, which have been ailing as diet-conscious beer drinkers opt for lighter versions, according to a new report from Mintel International's office here.The popularity of lower-cal beers is reflected at the shelf, where they're

CHICAGO -- As it is in many other food categories, light is where the growth is.

In the beer category, light and low-calorie beer sales are poised to overtake those of regular beer, which have been ailing as diet-conscious beer drinkers opt for lighter versions, according to a new report from Mintel International's office here.

The popularity of lower-cal beers is reflected at the shelf, where they're taking over more display space, retailers said.

"Low-carb and l

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