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on August 26, 2020

Value-added meat shows major COVID-19 related gains

Dollar, volume sales for retail meat departments continues to be up year-over-year.

As pandemic shopping patterns started to unfold, many retailers had limited ability to create value-added items in-house, due to a lack of available labor hours. However, case-ready value-added items did very well. In all, value-added meat sales increased 29.2% between March 15 and July 12 versus the same period…

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