(FNS) -- Supermarkets across the country are projecting strong summer sales this year, despite negative effects in some areas from El Nino weather patterns. Special events and promotions, like Minyard Food Stores' "Texas Ranger for a Day" sweepstakes and an A&P air-miles program, have helped spur sales. Some stores report particularly good business in tourist areas. The usual products head the list of sizzling summer hot items, such as barbecue meats, cold drinks and bottled water, and ...

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