CRACKER BARREL PLUNGES BACK INTO HMR WITH CARMINE'S PURCHASE

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store here has plunged back into the HMR business, with the acquisition of two specialty stores that offer up a big helping of fresh prepared foods.Cracker Barrel, which previously had tried a home-grown HMR format separate from its 341 table-service restaurant/retail stores, completed acquisition of Carmine's Prime Meats, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., earlier

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store here has plunged back into the HMR business, with the acquisition of two specialty stores that offer up a big helping of fresh prepared foods.

Cracker Barrel, which previously had tried a home-grown HMR format separate from its 341 table-service restaurant/retail stores, completed acquisition of Carmine's Prime Meats, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., earlier this month. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Carmine's operates

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