CROCKPOTS OR SLOW COOKERS have made a comeback, and that bodes well for retailers' sales of pot roasts and stew meat. This fall — probably driven by the economic downturn — there's been a renewed focus on pot roasts in supermarket meat cases, and a parallel renewed focus on slow cookers in the consumer media. At Piggly Wiggly Carolina, sales of pot roasts are up, and oven roasts are down. “People are definitely using crockpots more. They cut prep time so much,” said Freddie Sullens, meat ...

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