RESTAURANTS' APPETITE WHETTED FOR RETAIL SALES

BALTIMORE -- An increasing number of famous restaurants are finding the best signature items from their menus sell just as well in the supermarket, much to retailers' delight.They're finding that there is value -- and profit potential -- in offering products manufactured by restaurants, particularly if those establishments are local, since they are more likely to be patronized by shoppers. In turn,

BALTIMORE -- An increasing number of famous restaurants are finding the best signature items from their menus sell just as well in the supermarket, much to retailers' delight.

They're finding that there is value -- and profit potential -- in offering products manufactured by restaurants, particularly if those establishments are local, since they are more likely to be patronized by shoppers. In turn, shoppers who find such a food item in the store might be more open to an impulse buy,

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