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Sweet sales for sourdough

A growing number of retailers are baking sourdough for consumers seeking out more natural, preservative-free breads

Nearly 400 sourdough loaves are sold weekly at Hy-Vee’s store in Urbandale, Iowa, making it one of the store’s top-selling breads. Along with regular sourdough, the store makes three additional varieties: roasted garlic; added rye chops; and jalapeño-cheddar.

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