SPICES HELP LEAD FOOD INTRODUCTIONS IN 2003

CHICAGO -- Center Store items accounted for most of the new food-product introductions in 2003, which exceeded 11,500, a 20% jump over the prior year, according to the Global New Products Database from market research firm Mintel, based here. The sauces and seasonings categories generated the most new entries, accounting for 14% of all food products introduced. The category as a whole showed growth

CHICAGO -- Center Store items accounted for most of the new food-product introductions in 2003, which exceeded 11,500, a 20% jump over the prior year, according to the Global New Products Database from market research firm Mintel, based here. The sauces and seasonings categories generated the most new entries, accounting for 14% of all food products introduced. The category as a whole showed growth in ethnic flavorings, with Indian curry sauces, Asian stir-fry sauce and spicy Cajun sauces

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