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C-store dispensed beverage sales down in 2013

April 08, 2014
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ROSEMONT, Ill. — A National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) State of the Industry Survey showed that dispensed beverage sales did not meet expectations in 2013, according to CSPnet.com.          

Overall foodservice sales grew 2.4 percent at C-stores in 2013, which is down significantly from around 9 percent growth in 2012. C-stores in the Northeast experienced the largest drop off in sales in 2013.

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Fast-food sales have been growing at a similar rate to C-stores, but they account for a much greater total sales number.

Salty snacks and packaged sweet snacks grew at a rate of 7 percent and 10 percent respectively, being the two categories with the largest growth.

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