Prepared Foods

A Piece of the Pie

For supermarket delis that focus on quality and trends, the ever-evolving pizza segment can be quite a lucrative venture.  Total revenue in the U.S. pizza industry is upwards of $47 billion, with annual growth on […]

Prepared Foods

Making a Meal Destination

Prepared foods have definitely been taking over deli departments, not only creating meal destinations that are giving today’s restaurants a run for their money, but also raising basket rings for retailers. New York City-based market […]

Merchandising Review

The 411 on Fermented Foods

What’s all the fuss about fermentation? First, it helps to be aware of what this process entails. Fermentation is the process of converting carbohydrates to alcohol or organic acids by using yeasts or bacteria under […]


The Packaging Predicament

As deli department offerings have evolved, so has the packaging used to contain its food offerings. Much of this is in response to the current trends in prepared foods. For example, the meal kit market […]