Wells Fargo reported that all channel dollar sales for the total snack and non-alcoholic beverage categories were up +3.9% during the four-week period ending Jan. 27, 2018 (vs. +2.9% for 12-weeks), according to Nielsen data.
Total carbonated soft drinks (ex-energy) dollar sales were marginally up +0.1%
(-1.0% for 12-weeks; -1.6% for 52-weeks) during the four period, driven by average equal price growth of +0.4%, almost completely offset by equal unit volume declines of -0.3%.
Energy category dollar sales growth (ex-Mutant) was +4.7% (+4.5% for 12-weeks; +3.0% for 52-weeks).
Cider dollar sales in the four-week period were up +0.6% (flat for 12-weeks; +0.5% for 52-weeks).
Salty snacks dollar sales increased +4.7% in the period (+3.8% for 12-weeks) on +1.5% equal unit growth and +3.1% equal unit pricing.