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Subcategory Growth Breakdown
52 weeks ending Dec. 28, 2014
|Dollar sales||PCYA*||Unit sales||PCYA*|
|Other (Funyuns, Munchies, Chex Mix, etc.)||$803,326,720||3.89%||448,032,288||2.68%|
|Corn snacks (no tortilla chips)||$327,063,168||2.94%||194,382,880||-0.46%|
|Ready-to-eat popcorn/caramel corn||$197,490,112||11.47%||120,772,152||9.97%|
Source: IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm (@iriworldwide)
* Percent change from a year ago
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