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U.S. specialty food sales sizzled last year in what industry experts believe is a sign consumers are more confident. The specialty food and drink business increased 7.7 percent, representing more than $70 billion in sales. The category encompasses non-brand-name food and drink items, from cheeses, breads and yogurt to salsa, relishes and coffee. (Associated Press)
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U.S. specialty food sales sizzled last year in what industry experts believe is a sign consumers are more confident. The specialty food and drink business increased 7.7 percent, representing more than $70 billion in sales. The category encompasses non-brand-name food and drink items, from cheeses, breads and yogurt to salsa, relishes and coffee. (Associated Press)

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