CHICAGO — Demand for 100-calorie snack packs is on the wane, while cost-effective dinner options like pasta continue to gain momentum, according to Mintel here. Only one in seven adults (14%) currently buy portion-control snack packs, with the No. 1 driver being convenience, followed by weight management. Of those who steer clear of the convenient packs, half say they just aren’t interested. Cost and limited quantities also factor into their decision. One-third of respondents said they ...

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