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Half of Canadians Believe It's Healthier to Snack Than Eat Three Large Meals
It seems the traditional three meals a day are facing an evolution in Canada, as new research from Mintel reveals that nearly half (46%) of better-for-you (BFY) snackers* feel that it is healthier to snack throughout the day than to eat three large meals. In need of constant fuel, many Canadians have snacks at the ready with two-thirds (65%) of BFY snackers believing it’s important to always keep healthy snacks on hand.
Keeping up with their interest in snacking throughout the day, more than half (51%) of Canadians agree that they’d like to see more healthy snacks packaged for eating on the go. What’s more, it seems there’s potential for anything to be considered a snack among younger consumers, as 45% of Canadians aged 18-24 are interested in snack-sized portions of regular foods as compared to...
Americans Say Breakfast is their Favorite Meal for Sausage
It’s a perfect food for any time of the day, but for many Americans, the morning just isn’t complete without sausage. New research commissioned by the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) and conducted online by The Harris Poll in September 2018 ahead of October’s National Sausage Month shows breakfast is the meal Americans say is their favorite for sausage. Overall 89 percent of Americans eat sausage, and among those, nearly 3 in 4 (74%) like to eat sausage for breakfast, followed by 59% who like it for dinner. A majority of those who eat sausage (61%) like it savory, while 54% like their sausage spicy.
“Americans clearly enjoy waking up their taste buds with sausage. And with so many different choices and flavor profiles, it’s no surprise that Americans love sausage and enjoy eating it throughout the day,” said NHDSC President Eric Mittenthal. “It’s the perfect food to...
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