MEAT-ING ETHNIC NEEDS

It's no secret that supermarkets have to cater to their local customer base if they want to succeed. But strategies differ from region to region -- what works in the suburbs doesn't necessarily guarantee profits in the city. And one of the departments where this difference is most acutely felt is meat and poultry, retailers and industry observers told SN.Ethnic meats -- a general term used to describe

It's no secret that supermarkets have to cater to their local customer base if they want to succeed. But strategies differ from region to region -- what works in the suburbs doesn't necessarily guarantee profits in the city. And one of the departments where this difference is most acutely felt is meat and poultry, retailers and industry observers told SN.

Ethnic meats -- a general term used to describe organ meats, offal and unique cuts -- are not traditionally found in great numbers

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