SLOWDOWN IN GROWTH SEEN IN SALTY SNACKS

DALLAS -- Has the growing salty snack food category peaked? "In the future, there is a real good chance that salty snacks might not be a real star kind of category," claimed Todd Hooper, a director of Swander, Pace & Co., a San Francisco-based consulting firm. He addressed an audience of snack food makers and their suppliers at the SNAXPO '96 snack food industry convention here in late March. The

DALLAS -- Has the growing salty snack food category peaked? "In the future, there is a real good chance that salty snacks might not be a real star kind of category," claimed Todd Hooper, a director of Swander, Pace & Co., a San Francisco-based consulting firm. He addressed an audience of snack food makers and their suppliers at the SNAXPO '96 snack food industry convention here in late March. The snack food industry is currently in a state of turmoil, he said, with Eagle and Keebler exiti

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