Maine by the numbers

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Maine’s Taxable Retail Sales for Food Stores

January 2014

$119.6 Million

January 2013

$115.2 Million

Source: Maine Revenue Services

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News from June 22, 2013

June 22, 2013

Business brings flock to your backyard

Leslie Suitor Brainchild of a Michigan woman, Rent-A-Chicken delivers hens and a coop. You get the eggs.

June 22, 2013


June 22, 2013

Theme parks wage food fight

themed dining at parks Niche foods and souvenirs are the latest customer lures.