JEWELS OF THE FAR EAST

Consumer pursuit of new tastes combined with an increasing population of Asian-Americans is fueling the growth of Asian grocery sections in Center Store.For example, Hughes Family Markets, Irwindale, Calif., has Asian sections ranging from 4 to 90 feet, with an average of about 16 feet, while Lamb's Wilsonville Thriftway, Wilsonville, Ore., has 16-foot sections.Brookshire Grocery Co., Tyler, Texas,

Consumer pursuit of new tastes combined with an increasing population of Asian-Americans is fueling the growth of Asian grocery sections in Center Store.

For example, Hughes Family Markets, Irwindale, Calif., has Asian sections ranging from 4 to 90 feet, with an average of about 16 feet, while Lamb's Wilsonville Thriftway, Wilsonville, Ore., has 16-foot sections.

Brookshire Grocery Co., Tyler, Texas, has 4- to 12-foot departments, depending on the size of the store, and a Food

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