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- Category Trends - Food
- Category Trends - Beverage
- Convenience Trends
- Consumer Benefit Trends
- Health and Wellness Benefits
When it comes to top-selling new product launches, the convenience channel stands on its own. It's a destination location for impulse and immediate gratification purchases, so the Top 10 foods are very different from those in the grocery, drug and mass channels.
Detailed in Symphony/IRI's 2011 State of the Snack industry report, more than one-quarter of consumers view snacks as a means of satisfying an immediate hunger, and 68 percent choose meat snacks to fill that need.