SUPERMARKET CATEGORIES BY DOLLAR SALES

Dollar Sales; % Change Year Ago1,965,540,000; -1.1%2. Milk: $10,888,110,000; 6.7%3. Fresh Bread, Buns & Rolls: $9,348,819,000; 2.2%4. Beer/Ale/Alcoholic Cider: $7,502,076,000; 0.6%5. Salty Snacks: $6,617,105,000; 1.4%6. Natural Cheese: $5,929,673,000; 9.7%7. Cold Cereal: $5,776,715,000; -1.1%8. Frozen Dinners/Entrees: $5,517,581,000; 2.6%9. Cigarettes: $4,963,827,000; -2.9%10. Ice Cream/Sherbet: $4,222,931,000;

Dollar Sales; % Change Year Ago

1,965,540,000; -1.1%

2. Milk: $10,888,110,000; 6.7%

3. Fresh Bread, Buns & Rolls: $9,348,819,000; 2.2%

4. Beer/Ale/Alcoholic Cider: $7,502,076,000; 0.6%

5. Salty Snacks: $6,617,105,000; 1.4%

6. Natural Cheese: $5,929,673,000; 9.7%

7. Cold Cereal: $5,776,715,000; -1.1%

8. Frozen Dinners/Entrees: $5,517,581,000; 2.6%

9. Cigarettes: $4,963,827,000; -2.9%

10. Ice Cream/Sherbet: $4,222,931,000; 1.4%

11. Still Wine: $3,861,362,000; 8.4%

12. Rfg Juices/Drinks: $3,826,860,000; -0.4%

13. Soup: $3,590,279,000; 2.0%

14. Cookies: $3,555,772,000; -0.7%

15. Luncheon Meats: $3,354,091,000; 2.0%

16. Bottled Juices - Ss: $3,231,841,000; -1.4%

17. Crackers: $3,179,602,000; 0.5%

18. Rfg Salad/Coleslaw: $3,178,659,000; 3.8%

19. Bottled Water: $3,038,088,000; 9.7%

20. Breakfast Meats: $2,975,021,000; 0.9%

21. Yogurt: $2,850,443,000; 7.2%

22. Frozen Pizza: $2,580,186,000; 1.9%

23. Toilet Tissue: $2,552,979,000; 2.2%

24. Coffee:$2,518,616,000; 1.0%

25. Dog Food: $2,479,571,000; 1.9%

26. Laundry Detergent: $2,466,812,000; -2.7%

27. Rfg Fresh Eggs: $2,426,613,000; -15.9%

28. Total Chocolate Candy: $2,393,412,000; 0.0%

29. Frozen Novelties: $2,320,373,000; -2.3%

30. Processed Cheese: $2,304,398,000; 2.6%

31. Baby Formula/Electrolytes: $2,273,972,000; 2.6%

32. Vegetables: $2,049,592,000; -1.1%

33. Spirits/Liquor: $1,903,896,000; 8.0%

34. Cat Food: $1,816,096,000; 0.8%

35. Paper Towels: $1,719,311,000; 2.1%

36. Shortening & Oil: $1,707,297,000; 7.1%

37. Spices/Seasonings: $1,673,314,000; 2.1%

38. Frankfurters: $1,626,982,000; -0.6%

39. Pastry/Doughnuts: $1,614,496,000; -1.7%

40. Frozen Seafood: $1,582,613,000; 1.5%

41. Dinner Sausage: $1,571,732,000; 3.2%

42. Canned/Bottled Fruit: $1,501,420,000; 0.5%

43. Snack Bars/Granola Bars: $1,466,962,000; -0.7%

44. Frozen Plain Vegetables: $1,464,225,000; -1.4%

45. Salad Dressings - Ss: $1,463,580,000; -3.1%

46. Pickles/Relish/Olives: $1,406,805,000; -1.1%

47. Dry Packaged Dinners: $1,397,106,000; -3.3%

48. Seafood - Ss: $1,372,030,000; -4.9%

49. Food & Trash Bags: $1,359,410,000; 2.7%

50. Spaghetti/Italian Sauce: $1,323,012,000; 0.9%

51. Butter: $1,313,298,000; 19.2%

52. Diapers: $1,304,604,000; -7.1%

53. Dough/Biscuit Dough - Rfg: $1,294,248,000; 0.6%

54. Total Non-Chocolate Candy: $1,254,037,000; -1.2%

55. Margarine/Spreads/Butter Blend: $1,232,134,000; 4.6%

56. Creams/Creamers: $1,221,820,000; 11.1%

57. Ss Dinners: $1,219,839,000; 6.8%

58. Household Cleaner: $1,205,053,000; -3.6%

59. Snack Nuts/Seeds/Corn Nuts: $1,196,620,000; 10.6%

60. Frozen Breakfast Food: $1,173,861,000; 5.7%

61. Processed Frozen Poultry: $1,151,411,000; 8.2%

62. Pasta: $1,146,260,000; 0.8%

63. Mexican Foods: $1,146,167,000; 9.2%

64. Frozen Meat: $1,106,378,000; 5.8%

65. Cups & Plates: $1,097,969,000; 1.4%

66. Rice: $1,087,660,000; 8.3%

67. Sports Drinks: $1,083,750,000; 9.1%

68. Baking Needs: $1,077,284,000; 0.5%

69. Baking Mixes: $1,076,918,000; 0.1%

70. Iqf Frozen Poultry: $1,075,373,000; 6.6%

71. Mayonnaise: $1,042,580,000; -1.6%

72. Sugar: $958,248,200; -4.1%

73. Mexican Sauce: $952,347,100; 2.5%

74. Rfg Meat/Poultry Products: $948,882,600; 18.9%

75. Internal Analgesics: $931,029,000; -4.1%

76. Rfg Entrees: $906,093,200; 2.2%

77. Frozen Potatoes/Onions: $873,472,900; 4.2%

78. Tomato Products: $863,731,300; 0.3%

79. Cottage Cheese: $857,395,500; -0.5%

80. Dish Detergent: $855,064,100; -5.7%

81. Frozen Appetizers/Snack Rolls: $854,047,600; 4.7%

82. Soap: $853,671,600; -2.8%

83. Peanut Butter: $838,304,800; 1.4%

84. Jellies/Jams/Honey: $817,147,000; -0.0%

85. Pies & Cakes: $815,947,600; 3.4%

86. Cream Cheese/Cr Chs Spread: $806,620,100; 6.6%

87. Baby Food: $798,500,800; -0.9%

88. Bakery Snacks; $790,810,800; -0.9%

89. Hot Cereal: $790,264,700; 4.6%

90. Gravy/Sauce Mixes$761,945,300 -1.1%

91. Aseptic Juices; $761,260,200; -2.7%

92. Rfg Side Dishes: $756,444,400; 12.5%

93. Vitamins: $747,764,900; -4.3%

94. Toothpaste: $738,199,700; -4.7%

95. Mustard & Ketchup: $724,113,100; -2.2%

96. Tea/Coffee Ready-To-Drink: $705,602,800; 11.6%

97. Facial Tissue: $701,361,300; -0.3%

98. Tea - Bags/Loose: $685,986,400; 2.3%

99. Sour Cream: $684,480,400; 6.2%

100. Sanitary Napkins/Tampons: $680,020,700; -5.0%

101. Gelatin/Pudding Prd and Mixes: $677,138,500; -0.9%

102. Cold/Allergy/Sinus Tablets: $675,065,100; 0.4%

103. Canned Meat: $674,842,300; -1.5%

104. Canned Juices - Ss: $652,205,400; -2.9%

105. Lunches - Rfg$649,371,900 -0.2%

106. Pet Supplies: $633,921,900; 1.5%

107. Gum: $627,815,700; 4.7%

108. Shampoo: $618,495,200; -1.0%

109. Popcorn/Popcorn Oil: $610,790,700; -1.5%

110. Frozen Desserts/Topping: $607,133,300; -2.2%

111. All Other Sauces: $594,050,500; -1.1%

112. Frozen Bread/Frozen Dough: $588,252,000; 2.1%

113. Cat/Dog Litter: $586,765,000; 0.3%

114. Air Fresheners: $582,827,600; 18.8%

115. Gastrointestinal - Tablets: $576,050,900; 3.9%

116. Desserts - Rfg: $567,577,700; -3.0%

117. Weight Con/Nutrition Liq/Pwd; $556,370,300; -13.6%

118. Batteries: $548,587,700; -1.7%

119. Deodorant: $542,177,900; -0.9%

120. Syrup/Molasses: $524,032,800; -1.8%

121. Blades: $519,490,400; 0.6%

122. Flour/Meal: $512,454,100; -0.9%

123. Tobacco Products: $503,815,400; -2.5%

124. Foils & Wraps: $498,523,000; -5.2%

125. Drink Mixes: $488,205,200; -1.6%

126. Dry Fruit Snacks: $487,304,100; 6.8%

127. Juices - Frozen: $471,489,800; -14.2%

128. Dried Fruit: $460,426,000; 3.7%

129. Skin Care: $449,019,400; 1.3%

130. Frozen Pies$444,468,400 2.3%

131. Baked Beans/Canned Beans: $435,912,600; 0.6%

132. Toothbrush/Dental Accessories: $434,983,800; 2.0%

133. Toaster Pastries/Tarts: $432,831,100; -0.2%

134. Baking Nuts$421,454,500 4.6%

135. Cleaning Tools/Mops/Brooms: $415,022,300; -0.6%

136. Rfg Whipped Toppings: $405,863,700; 1.5%

137. Rfg Dips: $399,897,500; 3.5%

138. English Muffins: $399,408,900; 5.4%

139. Fabric Softener Liquid: $390,087,200; -2.9%

140. Paper Napkins: $386,003,400; -2.6%

141. Charcoal: $376,437,000; -3.8%

142. Bleach: $371,821,600; -3.5%

143. Light Bulbs: $361,819,200; -6.3%

144. Hair Conditioner: $345,525,600; 0.1%

145. Barbecue Sauce: $343,255,800; -2.6%

146. Moist Towelettes: $330,537,600; 1.2%

147. Rfg Tortlla/Eggrll/Wontn Wrap: $326,871,000; 4.0%

148. Sugar Substitutes: $320,303,700; 4.6%

149. Milk Flavoring/Cocoa Mixes: $320,182,900; -1.3%

150. Photography Supplies: $320,150,100; -19.2%

151. Asian Food: $311,705,900; -0.5%

152. Candles: $301,160,100; 5.0%

153. Instant Potatoes: $300,153,200; -2.0%

154. Frozen Pot Pies: $293,451,300; -4.4%

155. Frozen Fruit: $283,263,800; 9.3%

156. Mouthwash: $275,695,60; 2.4%

157. Pest Control: $273,899,700; -5.6%

158. Seafood - Rfg: $273,878,900; -2.6%

159. Eye/Contact Lens Care Product: $273,308,800; -2.0%

160. Hair Coloring: $269,917,800; -4.7%

161. Evaporated/Condensed Milk: $269,775,200; 1.0%

162. Dip/Dip Mixes - Ss: $265,906,200; 3.2%

163. Coffee Creamer - Ss: $264,257,900; 3.9%

164. Rug/Upholstery/Fabric Treatmt: $260,664,300; -11.0%

165. Tea - Instant Tea Mixes: $256,054,200; -4.4%

166. Laundry Care: $254,773,800; -5.2%

167. Frosting: $254,717,300; 4.0%

168. Cold/Allergy/Sinus Liquids: $253,359,200; 0.3%

169. Dessert Toppings: $253,148,700; 1.5%

170. Energy Drinks: $250,951,100; 68.1%

171. Kitchen Storage: $249,176,000; -5.1%

172. Fabric Softener Sheets: $243,816,400; -6.1%

173. Vinegar: $242,530,500; -1.6%

174. Dried Meat Snacks: $240,402,100; 4.3%

175. Steak/Worcestershire Sauce: $238,903,800; -1.9%

176. Hand & Body Lotion: $237,908,800; -3.1%

177. Dry Beans/Vegetables: $237,827,600; 6.0%

178. Breadcrumbs/Batters: $229,607,300; 0.2%

179. Sponges & Scouring Pads: $228,789,400; -1.8%

180. Misc Health Remedies: $223,347,800; 3.8%

181. Stuffing Mixes: $221,634,800; -0.6%

182. Foil Pans: $217,523,800; 3.1%

183. Frozen Pasta: $217,521,400' 0.3%

184. First Aid Accessories: $215,879,900; -1.0%

185. First Aid Treatment: $206,276,900; -1.3%

186. Hair Styling Gel/Mousse: $202,943,700; 0.4%

187. Salad Toppings: $200,644,700; 2.1%

188. Premixed Cocktails/Coolers: $199,606,000; -8.4%

189. Frozen Prepared Vegetables: $199,506,100; -0.2%

190. Salad Dressing - RF: $196,650,900; -1.5%

191. Baked Goods - Rfg: $189,818,300; -10.6%

192. Adult Incontinence: $189,346,800; 6.5%

193. Frozen Side Dishes: $187,403,600; 0.3%

194. Gastrointestinal - Liquid: $183,876,400; -5.2%

195. Spreads - Rfg: $182,231,900; 5.9%

196. Non-Fruit Drinks - Ss: $182,010,900; -4.2%

197. Pancake Mixes: $169,659,300; 1.3%

198. Pizza - Rfg: $164,491,900; 7.8%

199. Household Cleaner Cloths: $161,259,800; 13.5%

200. Cough Drops: $160,825,200; 6.0%

201. Baby Accessories: $159,279,000; -5.6%

202. Baby Needs: $158,700,600; -4.0%

203. Other Rfg Products: $154,860,800; 4.4%

204. Rfg Teas/Coffee: $154,450,800; 14.1%

205. Hair Spray/Spritz: $152,812,300; -3.6%

206. Disposable Tableware: $146,955,900; 0.6%

207. Firelog/Firestarter/Firewood: $145,190,400; 5.4%

208. Pickles/Relish - Rfg: $143,469,700; -2.9%

209. Foot Care Products: $140,173,000; -3.0%

210. Nasal Products: $138,778,300; 5.8%

211. Cosmetics - Eye: $137,489,900; -0.7%

212. Cosmetics - Facial: $135,718,300; -3.2%

213. Pasta - Rfg: $133,919,800; -2.4%

214. Rice/Popcorn Cakes: $133,180,400; -5.0%

215. Cocktail Mixes: $131,349,600; 5.1%

216. Hair Accessories: $128,252,300; -2.5%

217. Croutons: $125,396,700; 0.5%

218. Marshmallows: $124,385,600; 2.4%

219. Shaving Cream: $123,969,300; -0.8%

220. Suntan Products: $123,756,500; -7.2%

221. Pantyhose/Nylons: $121,571,000' -13.8%

222. Office Products: $119,387,100; -2.8%

223. Denture Products: $119,225,600; -3.8%

224. Feminine Needs: $115,256,200; -4.2%

225. Misc. Snacks: $115,033,200; 10.4%

226. Coffee Filters: $114,011,400; 0.0%

227. Frozen Corn On The Cob: $109,653,700; -2.7%

228. Cough Syrup: $109,144,900; -1.5%

229. Cotton Balls/Swabs: $104,287,700; -2.2%

230. Cheesecakes: $98,588,930; 6.7%

231. Cosmetics - Nail: $98,059,560; -5.1%

232. Shaving Lotion/Mens Fragrance: $96,613,720; 6.2%

233. Cosmetics - Lip: $83,325,360; -8.1%

234. Razors: $82,917,860; 13.7%

235. All Other Breakfast Food: $82,588,290; 2.6%

236. Furniture Polish: $80,933,510; -2.7%

237. Ice Cream Cones/Mixes: $80,162,220; -6.1%

238. Tights/Socks: $79,321,820; -9.0%

239. Writing Instruments: $75,387,630; -8.5%

240. Pizza Products: $72,306,410; 2.9%

241. Children's Art Supplies: $71,391,140; -3.0%

242. Lighters: $71,093,180; 1.0%

243. Other Frozen Foods: $67,946,890; 7.6%

244. External Analgesic Rubs: $67,544,670; 8.5%

245. Automobile Fluids/Antifreeze: $59,732,160; -6.8%

246. Anti-Smoking Products: $59,224,970; -3.8%

247. Floor Cleaners/Wax Removers: $58,520,700; -7.6%

248. Family Planning: $56,582,310; 2.2%

249. Charcoal Lighter Fluids: $56,019,220; -1.7%

250. Gloves: $54,334,470; 0.3%

251. Sleeping Remedies: $54,063,540; -1.7%

252. Contraceptives: $53,861,630; 0.7%

253. Fragrances - Women's: $51,396,440; -10.8%

254. Water Filters/Devices: $46,469,830; -8.3%

255. Motor Oil: $46,020,300; -8.6%

256. Blank Audio/Video Media: $44,450,640; -11.9%

257. Shoe Polish & Accessories: $38,436,420; -7.6%

258. Water Softeners/Treatment: $38,364,010; -1.2%

259. Home Health Care/Kits: $38,137,680; -8.6%

260. Powdered Milk: $37,822,000; -1.9%

261. Frt & Veg Preservative/Pectin: $37,817,450; 2.0%

262. Weight Control Candy/Tablets: $33,279,200; -16.0%

263. Bath Products: $30,553,780; -8.1%

264. Automobile Waxes/Polishes: $28,158,260; -2.4%

265. Outdoor/Lawn Frtlzr/Wdkllr$27,281,290 -7.7%

266. Baking Cups/Paper: $26,591,400; 2.4%

267. Household Plastics: $25,633,510; -4.8%

268. Juice/Drink Concentrate - Ss: $24,525,680; -28.3%

269. Pool/Spa Chemicals: $23,525,910; -6.8%

270. Plastic Bottles: $22,480,250; -11.0%

271. Vacuum Bags/Belts: $22,125,110; -15.5%

272. Flashlights: $19,191,760; 3.6%

273. Other Grooming Supplies: $17,655,930; 1.2%

274. Playing Cards: $17,601,050; 3.1%

275. Bath/Body Scrubbers/Massagers: $17,430,710; 2.0%

276. Personal Thermometers: $17,127,290; -1.4%

277. Meat Pies: $16,789,550; -10.4%

278. Frozen Pet Foods: $15,988,080; 11.0%

279. Glazed Fruit: $12,922,140; -3.6%

280. Misc Health Remedy Tablets: $11,980,700; -2.3%

281. Home Permanent/Relaxer Kits: $10,629,710; 7.3%

282. Cloth Dye: $8,628,525; -12.8%

283. Hair Growth Products: $8,491,160; -7.2%

284. Frozen Coffee Creamer: $6,625,635; -18.2%

285. Household Lubricants: $5,468,729; 0.6%

286. Lard: $3,303,899; 8.9%

287. Cosmetic Storage: $3,241,239; -12.6%

288. Breath Freshener Sprays/Drops: $2,582,060; -28.7%

289. Produce Rinse: $2,067,809; 58.6%

290. Ss Egg Substitutes: $1,522,750; -8.6%

291. Toothbrush Holders: $1,379,165; -7.5%

292. Soap Dishes: $1,302,411; -13.9%

293. Computer Disks Frmtd/Unfrmtd: $838,340; -24.7%

294. Multi Task Sheets (Solut): $36,169; -55.7%

295. Frozen Baby Food: $28,508; 3,263.4%

296. Frozen Cookies: $27,446; -61.9%

Latest 52 weeks ending May 15, 2005

Source: Information Resources Inc.