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May 20, 2020

Meat sales continue surging in late April

Free from the impact of this year or last year’s Easter holiday, data from 210 Analytics and IRI shows sales in the fresh perimeter for the week ending on April 26 were 23.1% above sales during the same timeframe in 2019.  The meat department remains the top-performing fresh category, which was up 49.7% during the last full week of April. Pork (up 61%), beef (up 58%) and turkey (up 43%) were the top-performing meats, trailed by chicken which was up 43% and lamb which was down 3%.   Read more