NPD: Consumers Snack Most on Fruit

CHICAGO — Consumers are looking to healthy fare for snacks, with fresh fruit taking the No. 1 spot as most popular snack, according to new report from The NPD Group.

Fresh fruit is also the fastest growing snack category, the research found. Older adults, 65 and older, are the biggest fruit consumers, and unsurprisingly, teens aged 13 to 17, eat the least amount of fruit.

Chocolate is the second most popular snack, followed by potato chips. NPD fo

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