CHICKEN SALES ARE WINGING UPWARD AS PRICE DIPS CONTINUE

Retailers tell SN that they are seeing chicken fly off the shelves these days, thanks to increased production and lower prices."Chicken sales are up 25% over last year,"said Howard Miller, director of procurement at Central Market, the Austin, Texas, fresh-food market owned by H.E. Butt Grocery Co., San Antonio.At Clemens Markets, Kulpsville, Pa., chicken sales last year were up 12%, according to

Retailers tell SN that they are seeing chicken fly off the shelves these days, thanks to increased production and lower prices.

"Chicken sales are up 25% over last year,"said Howard Miller, director of procurement at Central Market, the Austin, Texas, fresh-food market owned by H.E. Butt Grocery Co., San Antonio.

At Clemens Markets, Kulpsville, Pa., chicken sales last year were up 12%, according to Al Kober, meat buyer and merchandiser. Kober also said that sales in all Clemen

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