Hispanic parents more likely to reward kids with snacks, finds Mintel

September 4, 2008

Study highlights snacking differences between Hispanics, general populationDipped, topped or eaten plain, America loves snacks. But new research from Mintel shows that not all Americans snack the same. Hispanics, the fastest growing population in the US, differ significantly in their snacking habits.Mintel’s exclusive consumer survey reveals that Hispanic adults are twice as likely as non-Hispanics to reward their children’s good behavior with salty snacks (41% versus 19%).

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