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Nuts, seeds and trail mixes set to outperform savory biscuits in the US

The growth the US nuts, seeds and trail mix category set to surpass that of the savory biscuits category.  Photo: iStock/tomku

Euromonitor projects value sales in the nuts, seeds and trail mixes category will outperform savory biscuits in the US for the first time in 2017. 

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Mintel's latest survey reports that only 28% of Americans place taste ahead of health when it comes to snacking. Pic: ©iStock/HandmadePictures

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The Kellogg Company has owned the Special K trademark in Australia for the past 59 years. Pic: Kellogg's

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