FANCY FARE

More sophisticated eating habits, increasing multicultural populations and international travel are among the reasons retailers are giving special treatment to specialty foods.Such special attention is taking the form of relocated and remerchandised specialty sections, cross-merchandising programs and increased promotional support, among other efforts."Specialty consumers are the backbone of our business,"

More sophisticated eating habits, increasing multicultural populations and international travel are among the reasons retailers are giving special treatment to specialty foods.

Such special attention is taking the form of relocated and remerchandised specialty sections, cross-merchandising programs and increased promotional support, among other efforts.

"Specialty consumers are the backbone of our business," noted Tom Hann, director of international foods, Jungle Jim's, Fairfi

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