Despite the recession, specialty cheeses have continued to grow with new and unique flavors
Specialty cheese is a constantly evolving category and has fared the recession well as consumers continued to reformulate their equations for value and eating at home. In fact, though three categories comprise deli cheese — service and pre-sliced being the other two — specialty cheese makes up the majority, over 58%, of sales volume, Steve Lutz of the Perishables Group, West Dundee, Ill., told SN. Specialty cheese was also the only category of the three to gain dollar sales in the latest ...
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