Sales at in-store bakeries during the Easter/Passover week increased over last year, reported bakery directors. Although there was little change in prices, sales were buoyed by an excellent supply of strawberries, good weather and a little creative marketing. Marsh Supermarkets in Indianapolis heavily promoted cookies with the idea that they serve a double purpose for fast-paced parents these days. "A lot of people are buying cookies to put in Easter baskets," said Charlie Barnard, ...
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