MEATY MATTERS

Supermarkets face tough competition from convenience stores when it comes to meat snacks like jerky and sausage. But some grocers are winning their share of profits through varied product placement.The retailers and wholesalers polled by SN cited the front end, the salty snacks aisle, the candy gondola and the meat department as places where they are likely to merchandise dried meats.Grand Rapids,

Supermarkets face tough competition from convenience stores when it comes to meat snacks like jerky and sausage. But some grocers are winning their share of profits through varied product placement.

The retailers and wholesalers polled by SN cited the front end, the salty snacks aisle, the candy gondola and the meat department as places where they are likely to merchandise dried meats.

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spartan Stores recommends that its retail clients merchandise meat

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