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snack off (of) something

to eat food, bit by bit, in little snacks. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Please don't snack off the turkey so we can get another meal out of it. Who has been snacking off of last night's roast beef?
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snack on

v.
To eat something as a snack: One way to lose weight is to snack on carrots instead of junk food.
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Healthy snacking may also improve behaviour (no E numbers and additives)
With all these healthy options for snacking, there aren't any more excuses to eat processed, high calorie and fat snacks.
Roughly three-quarters (74 percent) of snacking takes place at home.
Furthermore, research from Mintel's The Fifty highlights that more frequent snacking may be replacing standard daily meals.
Innovation in healthy Snacks is a new management report published by Business Insights that tracks the development of healthier snacking options within the wider market.
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Strategic action points highlighting how manufacturers and retailers should direct resources towards answering consumers' healthy snacking needs.
According to a 2005 study on snacking by the NPD Group, an organization that tracks snack food consumption habits for both kids and adults, children under 18 years of age consume snack foods 23 percent more often than adults.
Investment from BrandProject will accelerate the expansion of smart snacking solution business created by Glutino Co-Founder
With consumers' ever-increasing need for convenience when making food choices and with kids snacking more than adults do, there is undoubtedly a profound need for nutritionally enhanced products specifically offering portion control and high fiber.
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The traditional view of Potato Chips being driven by children's snacking is now outdated and marketers must react to the changing consumer profile, and likely differing needs, of not just adults, but different groups within adults.