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The State of Sandwiches

To say the last year has been challenging for supermarket deli prepared food programs may be an understatement. And there is no doubt prepared sandwich programs were caught in the crosshairs due to the pandemic. […]

Deli Meats

When Salami Goes High End

The COVID-19 pandemic has played havoc with consumers and the companies that serve them. It also has led to subtle but impactful shifts in their habits and preferences. Some producers in the artisan salami field […]

Deli Meats

A Special Place for Specialty

Today’s delis are increasingly becoming a place for more out of the ordinary products, especially when it comes to meats. The beauty of specialty meats? “Their simplicity,” says Deanna Depke, marketing manager for Volpi Foods, […]

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Turkey Stays on Top

It’s time to talk a little turkey. And why not, given that more shoppers are eating it up. According to data published in Chicago-based Winsight Grocery Business’ “Consumer Perishable Databook,” when it comes to meat […]