Ginseng, echinacea, garlic, saw palmetto and other herbal products are cultivating nutritional supplement sales at supermarkets, retailers report.
"Herbals are the hottest segment in food supplements, which have doubled in sales for us every year, and it's getting hotter," said Steve Smith, nonfood buyer at Woodman's Food Markets, Janesville, Wis.
Herb sales have grown by about 10% to 20% at some chains over the last year, and are expected to grow even higher due to the baby boomer ...
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