ROCKVILLE, Md. — Food gifts and gift baskets provide a way for supermarkets to liven up their produce and floral departments during the cold holiday months, and according to a recent study, the sales boost they provide could be bigger than ever this year. CPG research firm Packaged Facts reported that 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 ...
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