Far from being hurt by the faltering U.S. economy, retailers say sales of specialty foods have never been better. They attribute this to the relatively low cost of grocery products, even high-end items. Though statistics on specialty food sales are hard to come by since they cross so many categories, Ron Tanner, spokesman for the New York-based National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, owner of the Fancy Food Shows, said the stores that carry these products are bringing in more and ...

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