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Consumers Focus On Healthful Foods

IDDBA’s “What’s in Store” report shows customers are looking to eat healthier, shopping more but buying less on trips. Consumers are buying less food less frequently, making value that includes health the crux of their shopping ethos, according to “What’s in Store 2012,” the published trends report from the International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA). Spending on

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New Lemonade Combinations

Once trumpeted as the drink of summer, lemonade is flexing its versatility and causing stores to clear shelf space and take notice year round. Single-serving lemonade sales are up more than 11% in the past year. MADE Drinks Co.’s original MADE Lemonade has been on the market for almost a year. Now the company is

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Keeping the Menu Fresh

Foodservice customers are becoming value-conscious, a reflection of current economic conditions. Consumers are now expecting better value in terms of price, service, consistency and food quality. By John Lofstock, Editor. Bringing consumers into convenience stores to buy food requires a great offering at a good price. But with all the competition for share of stomach,

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All Natural Beef Jerky

Consumers seeking more healthful snack options now have something to cheer for since Oh Boy, Oberto! rolled out its new All Natural Jerky line to retail shelves in July. This new snack is made from simple, all-natural ingredients with no preservatives or artificial flavors, resulting in a flavorful, hearty jerky that will satisfy consumers, while

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Real Honest Popcorn

Convenience store owners looking to boost snack sales with innovative products take notice. Rocky Mountain Popcorn Co. introduces Naked Popcorn. The gluten-free, all-natural hot air-popped popcorn is naturally and lightly salted, and a whole grain snack. The product is both nut-free and contains no trans fats and offers a nine-month shelf life. One bite and your

Smarter Snacking

Peeled Snacks will debut its newest line, Fruit Picks and Nut Picks, 100% natural, healthy treats in portion-controlled single servings. Using only premium organic and natural fruits and nuts, Fruit Picks and Nut Picks help people meet their fruit goals as recommended by the Department of Health, without added sugar, oils, preservatives or artificial ingredients.

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