TITLE

Mighty special

AUTHOR(S)
Gatty, Bob
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;5/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 6, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the factors behind the growth of specialty foods which are having an impact on U.S. supermarket sales. The robust growth in specialty and gourmet food offerings in groceries owes a lot to the lifestyle aspirations of consumers. Consumers are willing to spend on products that meet their needs for health and wellness. Growth is spurred by more than taste or image but also the social and environmental benefits attributed to organic and natural products.
ACCESSION #
25168631

 

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