Raising the nutrition bar pays off

Dollar sales in the snack/granola bar category have grown nearly 8% in the past year, according to Sue Viamari, editor of Symphony­IRI Group’s Times and Trends report.

“Growth is being driven by strong performance by nutrition/intrinsic health value bars and granola bars, which climbed 15.6% and 7% during that time period,” she said. Breakfast/cereal bars posted flat sales for the year.

Viamari expected the up-tick to continue as more consumers eat at or from home to save money and replace high-calorie indulgence treats with healthier snacks.


The article above is part of the DSN Category Review Series. For the complete Snack Bars Sell-Through Report, including extensive charts, data and more analysis, click here.

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