USA: Children spend $10bn on food annually - research
Children in the US spend a total of around US$10bn on food each year, according to research firm Mintel. Children in the pre-teen and younger age groups are a formidable consumer market, said Mintel. Young consumers receive allowances as well as money for other chores, and tend more towards impulse purchases and items that fall into the category of instant gratification, including snack foods.
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