The outlook is good for prepared foods, as long as retailers continue adapting to changing consumer demands
Focusing on additional day parts and different demographics, adding variety, and calling attention to prepared food in new ways, retailers are banking heavily on the category. With the darkest days of the recession behind him, one Kentucky retailer told SN that his “home-cooking” prepared-food program is the only department in the store showing growth, and he has faith in it. He continues to add variety, has nabbed a state/federal contract to provide meals to senior citizens' day centers, ...
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