Positive Energy

Covino, Renée M.
April 2008
Convenience Store News;4/14/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p69
Trade Publication
The article reports that broadened focus to include snacking, and health-conscious consumers keep energy/nutrition bar sales up for the convenience stores. Mintel, a market research firm in Chicago forecasted that nutrition and energy bar sales would be $982 million by 2011, which it said represents an increase of 24 percent in current terms and 9 percent in constant terms. It also predicted athletic bars would grow 27 percent in current terms and 13 percent in constant terms.


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