The specialty cheese category continued to grow through the recession, and should be headed for a good holiday season at supermarkets that have the right mix
This past year left little doubt that artisan and specialty cheese has established a firm foothold in mainstream supermarkets. During a challenging year, specialty cheese demonstrated surprising resilience for a premium category, with dollar sales per store, per week up to $1,597 in calendar 2009, compared with $1,573 in 2008, according to data from the Perishables Group, West Dundee, Ill. Twenty-four dollars per week may not look like much, but to put those figures in perspective, ...
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