Produce departments are benefiting from eat-at-home trends as value-conscious shoppers respond to lower prices, aggressive promotions and healthy eating concerns
Facing a deepening recession, many shoppers are closely watching their food budgets — dining out less, eating at home more often and planning their shopping trips more carefully. These trends are creating unique opportunities in some fresh food departments. For example, as SN reported last week, meat and poultry wholesale costs have fallen as a consequence of lagging demand from the restaurant industry, even as retail demand has risen. Unfortunately, this hasn't been the case in produce ...
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