ACME MARKETS ADDS LINE OF LOW-FAT BEEF

MALVERN, Pa. -- Acme Markets here has added a line of low-fat beef at 100 stores, following a successful trial in 32 stores this past fall.Plans are to roll out the program to the rest of the 250-unit chain by midyear, according to Walter Mize, president of United Heritage Corp., Cleburn, Texas, which supplies the product, marketed under the Heritage Lite brand name.Heritage Lite, which has at least

MALVERN, Pa. -- Acme Markets here has added a line of low-fat beef at 100 stores, following a successful trial in 32 stores this past fall.

Plans are to roll out the program to the rest of the 250-unit chain by midyear, according to Walter Mize, president of United Heritage Corp., Cleburn, Texas, which supplies the product, marketed under the Heritage Lite brand name.

Heritage Lite, which has at least 25% less fat than standard beef, is also being test-marketed by the Kroger c

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