Panic buying, organic foods, the image of the can, price competition and national brands' dominance vs. the rise of private label are all current issues in the canned-goods category, a stable part of the supermarket. Don Stuart, president of the consulting firm Cannondale Associates, Wilton, Conn., noted that there are far fewer manufacturers today than a decade ago, due to consolidation, and the various sections are therefore smaller than they used to be. Canned fruit and canned vegetables ...

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