CHICAGO — Do-it-yourself preventative care and dining trends launched vitamins (5.7%), natural cheese (5.2%), ice cream/sherbert (4.7%), frozen/refrigerated poultry (4.6%) and wine (4.3%) to the top 10 CPG growth categories list by unit sales in 2009, according to a new Information Resources Inc. Times & Trends report. Consumers took a more conservative approach to spending on chocolate candy (-5.5%) and dog food (-5.4%), since these items became less affordable. They experienced ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.