SURVEY: HOT FOOD PROGRAMS EXPANDING, BUT MENUS SHRINKING

DAYTON, Ohio -- Supermarkets are expanding their hot-food programs, but they're cutting back on variety and in-store preparation. This was revealed in a survey of 31 deli executives representing 1,900 supermarkets conducted by Solganik & Associates, a consulting firm here. "Hot food is not going away," said Howard Solganik, president of Solganik & Associates. "At one point, we thought it might because

DAYTON, Ohio -- Supermarkets are expanding their hot-food programs, but they're cutting back on variety and in-store preparation. This was revealed in a survey of 31 deli executives representing 1,900 supermarkets conducted by Solganik & Associates, a consulting firm here.

> "Hot food is not going away," said Howard Solganik, president of Solganik & Associates. "At one point, we thought it might because of difficulties in execution, but it's just getting more focused."

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