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This segment is shaped by the popularity of farmers markets and food halls.
The retailer was named top in the state for its hoagies, coffee and consistency.
Produce tops the list, according to 58 percent of consumers, followed by bakery and foodservice items.
Seven in 10 cigarette purchasers have tried e-cigarettes or vaping products.
Experts believe the market is poised to explode among both current and new users.
The slow adoption could indicate that consumers enjoy picking their own groceries in person.
Plant-based alternatives are rising in popularity, but demand for traditional meat remains strong.
A recent Gallup poll finds that 73 percent favor raising the legal minimum age to buy tobacco products.
Even fast food saw some pushback on the growing kiosk trend.
Culinary Visions study examines fresh vs. fast, healthful vs. convenient, and global vs. local.
Ingredients such as botanicals, protein and superfoods have experienced significant growth in recent years.