The nutrition bar category continues to be an expanding area of consumer preference. The subcategory of protein specifically is gradually making the transition from trend to staple within the category. The latest Tastes & Trends article by CSPnet cites the “increasing demand for high-protein food” and the presence of protein in nearly every category within the channel. GenerealTRENDS: Southeast by General Mills Convenience highlights Snack Bars/Granola Bars as a top twenty category with over $54 million in sales and 7.4% growth over the same period last year. Within the category Nutrition/Energy Bar growth is up 9.6% over the same period last year. Retailers can capture a growing segment of health conscious consumers by offering a variety of Protein & Nutrion bars and snacks.
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