It's been a trying year for supermarkets, but a new report on food gifting should provide an early dose of holiday cheer. According to CPG research firm Packaged Facts, sales of food gifts have grown $2 billion in the past two years, up to $18 billion total, and are expected to reach $21 billion by 2014. Fueling the increase are specialty food gifts, including healthful choices like fruit and nut baskets. A consumer survey conducted for the study found that 30% of consumers want “healthy” ...
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