SHOPPERS ARE LEANING TO LOW-FAT: FMI REPORT

WASHINGTON -- Most shoppers think their diets should be healthier and are making supermarket purchases accordingly, a new survey by the Food Marketing Institute here and Prevention Magazine reports. As a result, consumers are increasingly turning to reduced-fat products. Of 1,000 shoppers polled, 74% said they eat low-fat versions of salad dressing, up from 66% last year. A larger amount of consumers

WASHINGTON -- Most shoppers think their diets should be healthier and are making supermarket purchases accordingly, a new survey by the Food Marketing Institute here and Prevention Magazine reports. As a result, consumers are increasingly turning to reduced-fat products. Of 1,000 shoppers polled, 74% said they eat low-fat versions of salad dressing, up from 66% last year. A larger amount of consumers are also turning to low-fat varieties of other categories, including ice cream, 57%, up from

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