Snacks under attack

Filed under: In The News — @ March 23, 2004

While there are a lot of benefits of the low-carb lifestyle, there are some drawbacks too–at least if you’re in the snack business. With obesity quickly becoming an epidemic, vendors of our salty treats are at a loss, and are hoping the natural appeal will continue to create sales. There is however one niche that’s doing quite well:

bq. The folks who make pork rinds aren’t complaining, because sales of the no-carb snacks have been surging. Bags of pork rinds made by Dallas-based Rudolph Foods loudly declare “zero carbs” and the company says sales are up 22 percent.


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