Snack food manufacturers will lighten the lunch box load of schoolchildren this September with healthier and portion-controlled snacks. Many newly launched items are reformulations of existing snack lines with a fraction of the sugar, salt and trans fat. Portion-controlled packs, particularly those containing 100 calories each, are also popular, retailers told SN. Another change has been an increased use of whole grains, said Ali VanGorden, registered dietitian for Penn Traffic Co., ...

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