Meat, Seafood Sales Up

While all of the retailers who talked to SN about their prepared foods for this story said their sales are holding steady or growing, some noted that fresh meat is selling particularly well. It's apparent that some consumers are eating out fewer times per week, and are migrating to retailers' prepared foods. But, some may figure they can save even more money by doing the cooking themselves. Mark Eckhouse,

While all of the retailers who talked to SN about their prepared foods for this story said their sales are holding steady or growing, some noted that fresh meat is selling particularly well.

It's apparent that some consumers are eating out fewer times per week, and are migrating to retailers' prepared foods. But, some may figure they can save even more money by doing the cooking themselves.

Mark Eckhouse, vice president of McCaffrey's Markets, Langhorne, Pa., said meat is the

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