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Salty Snacks Are Getting Healthier

December 6, 2010: 10:03 AM EST

Salty snacks – not usually thought of as health foods because of saturated fat, trans fat, sodium and forms of sugar – nevertheless are getting healthier. Snack makers have come up with a variety of products that claim to be organic, all natural, whole wheat, reduced-sodium, gluten-free and lower in fat. Some products are even earning higher scores on healthy food rating systems. Retailer Big Y says healthier snack products like Popchips are doing very well. The product is not fried or baked, but instead is made with a heat-and-pressure process that uses half the fat of fried chips and is seasoned with sea salt. Snyder's of Hanover, which sells better-for-you products like multigrain tortillas and veggies crisps, will soon launch several better-for-you snacks in 2011, including lower-fat and organic whole wheat nibblers.

Carol Angrisani, "Chips Ahoy", Supermarket News, December 06, 2010, © Penton Media, Inc.
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