APPETITE FOR HMR DROVE SALES IN '96: REPORT

FAIR LAWN, N.J. -- Growing consumer interest in home-meal replacement lines pushed supermarket sales in refrigerated entrees and side dishes over $1.468 billion in 1996, up almost 16% over 1995, according to a report by the Food Institute, based here.er 1995, the report said. The category is up 63.6% in dollars and 69.9% in items since 1994.Sales in the refrigerated entree/side dish category rose

FAIR LAWN, N.J. -- Growing consumer interest in home-meal replacement lines pushed supermarket sales in refrigerated entrees and side dishes over $1.468 billion in 1996, up almost 16% over 1995, according to a report by the Food Institute, based here.

er 1995, the report said. The category is up 63.6% in dollars and 69.9% in items since 1994.

Sales in the refrigerated entree/side dish category rose from $908.7 million in 1994, a 61.6% dollar and 38.4% item increase since the

Register to view the full article

test - Advanced Registered User

Already a member? .