After one year's rationing of meat and processed foods, grocers last week took stock. Their findings:
¶ I When the U.S. housewife sees "Fancy," "Choice," and "Standard" canned peas, she leaves the "Standard" on the shelf.
With plenty of money and not many points, she buys the best, or the nationally advertised brands.
¶ Macaroni moves slowly because tomato sauce and cheese are difficult to get; pancake-mix stays on the shelf when the butter supply is tight. Jello is in demand as a substitute for canned fruits. Unrationed relishes and pickles outsell rationed catsup. Since working women have less time and inclination...