ST. LOUIS -- Kevin Bowler, president of Eagle Snacks here, is bullish on the future of the snack industry -- pretzels in particular.
"It will continue to grow," he said of the snack category. "The demography is good. What we'll call the mobility of the society -- the fact that you don't have sedentary people sitting around eating major meals -- speaks to the fact that consumers are going to continue to use snacks as an in-between way to get some calories." Pretzels, he said, are the h