CHICAGO — The rising price of proteins could play a role in the foods that shoppers decide to serve their families this Easter Sunday, April 24, according to a report from The Perishables Group. Fortunately, half hams were the top volume seller in the meat department during the weeks leading up to Easter in 2010, and the average retail price of half hams has risen only 1.2% compared with the same period last year. For whole hams, prices have actually fallen 6.8%. Similarly, chicken ...

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