AKRON, Ohio — Store-made cured meats are increasing both the margins and the sales at West Point Market here. The store started making and selling porchetta, a pork roast, in May. It's an Italian staple and is easy to make, said executive chef Tom Loraditch, but it can't be found anywhere in the Akron region. So, the store decided to make its own, instead of buying an imported version from Italy. The margins on this product are around 70%, whereas the former, imported product was so ...
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