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Hispanics Tend To Buy More Groceries At Convenience Stores Than Non-Hispanics In The US

07/29/2013 01:00 pm ET
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U.S. Hispanics are far more likely to do grocery shopping at the nearest convenience store (C-Store) than non-Hispanics, a new study by the NPD Group says. But is the food available at your corner gas station healthy?

The NPD’s report also examined more closely what Spanish-speakers, bilingual, and English-dominant shoppers buy and found that the more English you speak, the less groceries you buy at the c-store. Spanish-dominant Hispanics are more likely to make grocery item purchases at c-stores than other Hispanics, according to the NPD’s findings.

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