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Are You Snacking a Lot?

Touch the Soil News #335 According to research compiled by the Food Institute, snack food sales are now at $145 billion a year. But who do you suppose snacks the most? Following are some interesting perspectives: Millennials eat about 1,000 snacks annually preferring fruit, chocolate candy bars, tortilla chips and cookies. Baby Boomers eat about 1,200 snacks annually focusing on fruit, chocolate candy bars, potato chips, nuts and yogurt. Children ages 2 – 17 eat 1,500 snacks a year. Overall, snacking has become popular as an alternative to the traditional three meals a day – with particular focus on protein and some healthier snacks. In the five years up to…

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