CHICAGO (FNS) -- The rise in "nutraceuticals," snacking as meal replacement, and consumers' cravings for status products, social products and entertainment may all impact the future role of candy, consultants told the fifth annual All Candy Expo here. Also influencing the category's future will be the aging population with its health concerns and the growth of ethnic minorities, particularly Hispanics in the United States, noted Raymond Jones and Richard Carman, managing directors for ...

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