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The concept of a meal solution often conjures up the image of takeout or prepared foods, but retailers are increasingly incorporating Center Store items for quick preparation at home into the mix.Karen Meleta, a spokeswoman for Wakefern Food Corp., Elizabeth, N.J., supplier to the ShopRite stores, said a party theme can often work as a meal solution. One done recently used Halloween graphics, she

The concept of a meal solution often conjures up the image of takeout or prepared foods, but retailers are increasingly incorporating Center Store items for quick preparation at home into the mix.

Karen Meleta, a spokeswoman for Wakefern Food Corp., Elizabeth, N.J., supplier to the ShopRite stores, said a party theme can often work as a meal solution. One done recently used Halloween graphics, she said. Advertised in the circular together were a cheese pizza -- ShopRite's own brand, C

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