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Ramping Up Food Safety

The U.S. has one of the safest food supplies in the world. Yet, news of foodborne illness outbreaks is still all too common. Now, we can add these concerns to those of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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Flatbread Remains a Deli Staple

As more consumers seek to limit their carb intake and eat healthier, flatbread, such as pita, focaccia, naan and tortillas, has become a mainstay in many diets. An estimated 1.5 billion people world-wide consume traditional […]

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Hummus Happenings

A recent report by New York City-based Statista predicted sales of hummus would increase over the coming years, following a year in which the category recorded nearly $780 million. In fact, it’s projected that hummus […]

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An Update on Nutrition Labeling

Nutrition labeling can make a difference. According to a December 2018 American Journal of Preventative Medicine report, from reviewing 60 intervention studies, food labeling reduces consumer dietary intake of selected nutrients and influences industry practices […]

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The Glory of Guacamole

Americans’ love of guacamole continues to rise, which means its importance in the deli is—and will remain—greater than ever before. Guacamole has continued to see space expansion in the deli, says Neha Jikaria Goradia, associate […]

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Healthy Foods Stay on Trend

After all these decades, Mediterranean foods continue to be the flagship category in the deli. But while venerable Mediterranean products remain vibrant and growing, the pandemic and its economic aftermath changed everything about what consumers […]

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Hallmarks of Effective Food Safety

The numbers are staggering. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 600 million— almost one in 10 people in the world—fall ill after eating contaminated food and 420,000 die every year, resulting in the […]