CHICAGO A growing number of restaurant companies are using local products, but a report released Thursday by market research firm Mintel indicates that few Americans feel strongly about where their food or services come from. According to Mintel’s consumer survey on local shopping, only one in six adults, or 17 percent, buy local products and services as often as possible. These “True Locals” are willing to pay more for locally produced goods and will choose them even ...
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