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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

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

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