It's not the same old grind.
Just this past year, sales of sausage in all its guises have skyrocketed in some areas, spurring retailers to prod the category's growth with more variety, advertising and space to build bigger displays. Retailers who don't already have a private-label sausage line are developing one.
Ukrop's Super Markets is no stranger to sausage. The category has been big, steady and profitable for years at the family-owned chain. Sales, however, have gone