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The increasing approval of recreational marijuana use for adults is boosting snack sales. Pic: ©GettyImages/Francisco Carta fotographo

Marijuana ‘munchies’ tick up US snack sales

By Gill Hyslop

Nielsen has reported there has been a notable pick-up in the consumption of the so-called ‘munchies’ in US states where marijuana is legal, which has boosted the sales of snacks.

No monkeying about: Kellogg's newest consumer campaign includes one of the first instances of browser-based augmented reality. Pic: Kellogg Company

Kellogg’s goes monochrome with Crayola

By Gill Hyslop

Kellogg’s is inviting Australians to go Snap, Crackle and Pop with color in a joint promotion with the colored crayon and art supplier.

Flavor innovation has likely helped spur growth of meat snack sales, alongside consumer interest in high-protein foods. Pic: Getty Images/rez-art

Calling all meat snacks: Today is National Jerky Day

By Kristine Sherred

The North American Meat Institute wants the June 12 celebration of the protein-packed snack to happen every day. It certainly has the rising tide of jerky consumption on its side.