Americans’ appetite for snacks is growing, and restaurants are responding with expanded selections of between-meal nibbles designed to bolster weak dayparts and coax business from diners not hungry enough for a full meal.
 Nearly half of all consumers have a snack at least twice a day, according to a recent study by Chicago-based research firm Technomic. That number has nearly doubled since 2010, the restaurant consulting firm said. Likewise, more than one-third of consumers told ...

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