CHICAGO - Spending on consumer packaged goods increased in correlation with the rise in gas prices this year, according to a report issued last week by Information Resources Inc. here. Although a portion of that increase was attributable to inflation - which itself was caused in part by the rise in petroleum costs for packaging and transportation - consumers also appeared to spend more on at-home dining. "While volume growth, or demand, was still negative, it improved significantly as gas ...

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