LAUREL, Md. -- The current preoccupation with home-meal replacement in supermarkets may be threatening the profitability of another, more established component of fresh-food marketing: in-store bakeries. That's how bakery industry advocate Peter Houstle, executive vice president of the Retailer's Bakery Association here, sees it. Notably, as chains try to get a handle on the procedural and sourcing challenges of HMR programs, the ripple effects are being felt acutely at the in-store ...
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