As the low-carb category matures, growth will increasingly rely on repeat sales.
And repeat sales may very well depend on taste.
"When a manufacturer takes one thing out, they have to put one thing in to fool your mouth. They are going to have to do something to provide you with a taste," said Leah McGrath, corporate dietitian for Ingles Markets, Asheville, N.C. "I think everybody's concern is if [consumers] buy it once, will they buy it again?"
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