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People are becoming more aware than ever of the need to eat a healthy balanced diet and incorporate exercise into their lifestyle. At a time when childhood obesity is said to be at epidemic proportions, juice bars provide a healthy and convenient alternative to the hoards of fast food currently available.�

Allis is already plotting the next step to tap into the swing towards healthy snack alternatives, rolling out a “Total Health Smoothieâ€? across Boost bars for the time-starved, health conscious modern workforce.

Boost is forecast to make more than $100 million in 2007 and Allis is already planning an off-shore assault.

“We’re continuing our growth strategy in 2007, particularly on an international scale. We have already established stores in Chile, Indonesia, Singapore and Kuwait, and this year we’ll also be opening in the UK, South Africa, Hong Kong and Thailand,â€? she said.

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