FORECAST '95: VALUE-ADDED TO BE BIG

Fueled by shoppers' growing appetite for convenience, sales of salad mixes and precut vegetables will continue to grow this year. In fruit, tropical items promise to be hot sellers.But no matter what items prove attractive to shoppers, retailers this year will have to grapple with labor issues, whether it's hiring, training or making do with tighter staffs. They'll also have to work harder to market

Fueled by shoppers' growing appetite for convenience, sales of salad mixes and precut vegetables will continue to grow this year. In fruit, tropical items promise to be hot sellers.

But no matter what items prove attractive to shoppers, retailers this year will have to grapple with labor issues, whether it's hiring, training or making do with tighter staffs. They'll also have to work harder to market their products to consumers, who say they want healthier menu options.

These

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