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Hottest products in grocery stores

Energy bars & drinks: +53%
Spot removers: +29%
Retortable dinners & side dishes*: +26%
Refrigerated meat pies: +23%
Flat water: +21%

Growth in dollar sales in Canada, 52 weeks ending Sept. 2, 2006; minimum $10 million in sales
*Shelf-stable products in heat-and-serve plastic packages
Source: ACNielsen Market Track, National Grocery Banners

Hottest products in drugstores

Energy bars & drinks: +62%
Hot & cold compress kits: +42%
Milk: +31%
Wart removers: +28%
Makeup accessories: +22%

Growth in dollar sales in Canada, 52 weeks ending Sept. 2, 2006; minimum $10 million in sales
Source: ACNielsen Market Track, National Drug

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