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The fight against childhood obesity and health and wellness trends are spurring incremental sales of antioxidant-rich dark chocolate this Easter season. But when it comes to basket fillers, traditional favorites like milk chocolate bunnies, caramel filled chocolate eggs, marshmallow chicks and jelly beans still reign supreme. Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix Super Markets didn't change its seasonal assortment

The fight against childhood obesity and health and wellness trends are spurring incremental sales of antioxidant-rich dark chocolate this Easter season. But when it comes to basket fillers, traditional favorites like milk chocolate bunnies, caramel filled chocolate eggs, marshmallow chicks and jelly beans still reign supreme.

Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix Super Markets didn't change its seasonal assortment to respond to health and wellness concerns any more aggressively this year than o

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