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Jerky’s success offers something to chew on

Meat snacks represented a $2.8 billion category last year, according to Nielsen, and saw 7-percent compound growth over the prior four years. NPD further reported that consumption of meat snacks has jumped 18 percent since 2010, as half of consumers believe that animal protein provides the highest quality protein. By and large, though, the impact of the jerky trend has been felt at retail...

 

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