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Snacking Trend Turns Healthy at Supermarkets

Supermarkets and their suppliers are making sure ‘healthy’ and ‘snack’ can co-exist in the same sentence, and it’s paying off, as the snack trend continues to grow

Fresh fruit slices packed with yogurt dip, singly packed slider sandwiches, and even whoopie pies in mini-size are ringing up sales.

What’s more, supermarkets are putting up banners and signs that call attention to snacks, often reminding customers that snacks can be healthy.

A recent study by Mintel, a Chicago-based consumer research firm, shows 65% of respondents are interested in healthy snacks, but 71% believe healthy snacks are more expensive than less health

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