Francella, Garbara Grondin
May 2004
Convenience Store News;5/3/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p75
Trade Publication
While the majority of U.S. public still take their burgers with the bun, it can no longer be denied: A significant percentage of the U.S. population is carbohydrate-conscious. By some estimates, up to 30 percent of Americans are reducing the amount of bread, sugar and other carbohydrates in their diet. What this means for convenience store operators, whose typical food bundles include the foods just mentioned—or carbolicious hot dogs and chips. Several convenience stores have began an effort to provide low-carbohydrate food products in order to meet demands for these customers. INSET: Sheetz, 7-Eleven Satisfy Carb-Counting Customers.


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