RETAILERS PLAN TO USE PYRAMID TO EDUCATE

WASHINGTON -- Center Store categories could benefit from the government's new food pyramid, but stores and packaged food makers have much to do to translate its message to addled and resistant consumers, retailers and observers said.The revised pyramid is visually simple: It replaces the horizontal, food-group bands of the 1992 version with vertical, rainbow-colored bands representing the different

WASHINGTON -- Center Store categories could benefit from the government's new food pyramid, but stores and packaged food makers have much to do to translate its message to addled and resistant consumers, retailers and observers said.

The revised pyramid is visually simple: It replaces the horizontal, food-group bands of the 1992 version with vertical, rainbow-colored bands representing the different groups. A promotional poster is chock full of explanatory detail, though. The U.S. Dep

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