Sugar-free candy has yet to click as a mainstream sweet option, which could be a missed opportunity for food manufacturers and retailers
In a nation with a major obesity problem and a growing interest in healthier eating, you might presume that sugar-free candy sales would be experiencing some mild uptick if not an outright boom. But in reality the picture is much more muddled, and generally not favorable for the oxymoronic sugar-free sweets, though candy sales in general have been faring well. According to the SymphonyIRI Group, Chicago, for the 52-week period ending June 12, 2011, sugar-free chocolate candy sales ...
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