Higher prices and lingering concerns about mercury are putting pressure on supermarket seafood sales this year
In an economy where many consumers are struggling to tread water, supermarket seafood sales may be one of the latest casualties as shoppers reel in their food budgets. The Perishables Group reported that fresh seafood sales in supermarkets have struggled slightly in the past 13 weeks, declining by 3.6% compared to the same period in 2007. According to the report, which covers supermarket seafood performance through June 1, eight of the top 10 fresh seafood categories have declined in ...
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