ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Energy bars and nutritional drinks are seeing continued growth, as evidenced by new products introduced here last month at Natural Products Expo West. According to SPINS, San Francisco, dollar sales of energy bars in food stores for the 12 months ended December 1998 were $78 million, up 53.5% from the previous year. Food stores dominate the bulk of mainstream sales, but drug and mass merchants are gaining, said SPINS, which uses ACNeilsen ScanTrack data. "There's a ...

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