WONDER BARS

Granola bars aren't just for health nuts anymore. They're not just for health food stores anymore, either.Consumers are bellying up to the bars -- granola bars, along with their cousins, cereal bars and fruit bars -- encouraged by creative advertising from manufacturers.In the last year or two, the trend has placed the bar snack segment solidly into the mainstream, and into more and more grocery carts.

Granola bars aren't just for health nuts anymore. They're not just for health food stores anymore, either.

Consumers are bellying up to the bars -- granola bars, along with their cousins, cereal bars and fruit bars -- encouraged by creative advertising from manufacturers.

In the last year or two, the trend has placed the bar snack segment solidly into the mainstream, and into more and more grocery carts. Sales are on an upward spiral with no end in sight, according to supermar

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