low-fat snack food

low-fat snack food

A food meant for snacking between meals that is low in fats, particularly saturated fats, and regarded as a viable alternative to “junk food” type snacks—which are high in salt, sugar and/or fats. Low-fat snacks include fruits, salads, vegetables and air-popped popcorn, as well as packaged products labelled fat-free, nonfat and low-fat.
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The decrease in net income for the third quarter was due to the drop in sales combined with higher manufacturing costs and costs associated with the development of new fat-free and low-fat snack food products.
The decrease in net income for the second quarter was due to the drop in sales combined with higher manufacturing costs and costs associated with the development of new fat-free and low-fat snack food products.
He also lauded the food industry for producing a new range of low-fat snack foods.