The focus on childhood obesity has put snack foods under a microscope of lawsuits, new tax proposals, changes at food and restaurant companies, and food restrictions in schools. But so far, the scrutiny hasn't adversely affected sales, according to retailers polled by SN. "Our salty snack sales are doing well," said Lynn Tingle, grocery buyer, Mars Super Markets, Baltimore. Mars is not getting "worked up" about the issues surrounding snack foods yet, although it is monitoring the news to ...
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