BEANS ARE JUMPING

Retailers are hoping that the whole-bean segment can perk up sales in the coffee category, which had a less than spectacular performance last year.Copps Corp., Stevens Point, Wis., for example, has noticed that customers are switching from prepackaged and canned coffee to whole-bean products."We're seeing increases in whole bean and decreases in prepackaged and canned," said Wade Bertram, category

Retailers are hoping that the whole-bean segment can perk up sales in the coffee category, which had a less than spectacular performance last year.

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