Analyzing shoppers’ choices at the meat counter

Pork shoppers tend to spend more money at the supermarket than beef or chicken shoppers, and make more frequent grocery shopping trips, according to the “Dinner at Home in America” report from the National Pork Board. The report analyzes how shoppers make their decisions on when to buy meats, including what occasions they shop for and how that influences their decisions.

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South Korean-based CJ CheilJedang will acquire an 80% stake of Schwan’s Co.

South Korean-based CJ CheilJedang will acquire an 80% stake of Schwan’s Co. and certain subsidiaries in the retail, grocery and foodservice markets. Schwan’s will retain a 20% stake in those businesses along with full ownership of Schwan Home Service, its home delivery business. Schwan’s will be operated as a subsidiary of CJ Foods America Corp., operations will continue to be headquartered at the Minnesota-based corporate offices and current senior management will remain in place.

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