Several Southeastern retailers kicked off the summer grilling season this Memorial Day with strong price promotions on meats and other cookout favorites, despite rising costs led by the recent doubling in the price of corn used in animal feed. Ingles Markets in Asheville, N.C., ran one of the region's most aggressive promos on ground beef throughout its network of almost 200 stores, offering fresh lean ground chuck for $1.68 per pound for shoppers that bought packages of 5 pounds or larger. ...

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