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2009-07-28 13:40:00

The sluggish economy has given snack food manufacturers the opportunity to increase their packaging sizes without upping the cost of their goods.The economic downturn has resulted in falling demand for food ingredients, which has allowed food companies to make their package sizes larger while keeping costs down."Think of your food packages like an economic barometer," Emily Fredrix, Food Industry Writer with the Associated Press wrote. "Times are tough, so costs are low and packages are...