Supermarkets are finding success with hot bars containing prepared food. Sales of prepared food were expected to reach $19.5 billion last year, up almost $5.5 billion compared with 2011. "They've elevated the product," said Joe Spinelli, president of Restaurant Consultants. "It's not just meat and potatoes. It's gourmet foods."
Hot bars entice hungry shoppers
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