CHICAGO -- Baby-food sales stayed healthy in 1998, according to recent scan data from ACNeilsen here. ategories tracked by ACNeilsen for food/drug/mass stores. Formula led, in dollars and in percentage gain. Formula totalled $2.8 billion in sales for the year that ended Dec. 26, 1998, the company said. The next greatest gain was seen by junior baby food, with a 2.9% increase, for sales of $2.1 million. But sales in the strained baby-food category were higher, at $3.9 million, while it ...
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