PORK-RIND SALES STILL HIDE FOR MANY RETAILERS

Pork rinds are fast becoming a staple of dieters across the country as consumers look to indulge a high-protein fix. However, for many retailers, the trend has not resulted in an increase in sales or a stockpile of extra inventory.According to the Snack Food Association, Alexandria, Va., diet programs like Dr. Atkin's Diet Revolution, Protein Power and Barry Sears' The Zone have given a boost to the

Pork rinds are fast becoming a staple of dieters across the country as consumers look to indulge a high-protein fix. However, for many retailers, the trend has not resulted in an increase in sales or a stockpile of extra inventory.

According to the Snack Food Association, Alexandria, Va., diet programs like Dr. Atkin's Diet Revolution, Protein Power and Barry Sears' The Zone have given a boost to the pork rind segment in supermarkets. Of the retailers that SN talked with, though, most

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