(ran SP edition)
Suffering from food-shopping overload? There's good reason.
In 1960, there were 6,000 products in U.S. supermarkets; in 1990, there were 30,000, according to Consumer Reports figures cited in American Demographics magazine.
Taking a powder: A report in the same magazine says powdered breakfast drinks have proved to have limited appeal. They are purchased by just 5 percent of U.S. households, A.C. Nielsen statistics reveal.