FAMILY GROCERY SPENDING OUTPACES U.S.

CANCUN, Mexico -- The average Mexican family spends the equivalent of $87 (U.S.) per week on groceries, compared with $80 for the average U.S. family, according to results of a consumer trends study in Mexico conducted on behalf of the Food Marketing Institute, Washington.Mexican families who shop at self-service supermarkets average weekly grocery bills of $92, compared with $70 for those who shop

CANCUN, Mexico -- The average Mexican family spends the equivalent of $87 (U.S.) per week on groceries, compared with $80 for the average U.S. family, according to results of a consumer trends study in Mexico conducted on behalf of the Food Marketing Institute, Washington.

Mexican families who shop at self-service supermarkets average weekly grocery bills of $92, compared with $70 for those who shop at outdoor markets and $69.50 for consumers at corner stores, the survey indicated.

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