Prepared Foods

5 Ways to Promote Pasta

Pasta in a plethora of shapes has long enjoyed a place at mankind’s table. According to the National Pasta Association (NPA), headquartered in Washington, D.C., there’s evidence that the Chinese made a noodle-like food as […]

Prepared Foods

Revving Up for Soup Success

With comfort food at the forefront since the pandemic hit in early spring, soup would typically benefit. What has taken a hit in supermarket delis are the self-serve bars, of which this item is a […]

Prepared Foods

Expanding Deli Menu With Meal Kits

It’s 4 pm. Shoppers walking into the deli and prepared foods department at Bristol Farms, a 19-store chain headquartered in Carson, CA, come with a key question in mind: What’s for dinner? Answers are everywhere. […]

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 […]

Prepared Foods

Sushi Puts Deli Sales on a Roll

Deep in the heart of America, in the land-locked, meat-and-potatoes state of North Dakota, customers seek out chef-prepared sushi at Hugo’s Family Marketplace. The 10-location supermarket chain headquartered in Grand Fork introduced Snowfox brand sushi, […]