Merchandising Review

The Deli Goes Vegetarian

Late in 2019, Burger King began announcing to anyone with a screen or radio the coming of a version of their signature dish made without meat, demonstrating the power of the trend toward plant-based foods. […]

Cover Story

Profiting From Deli Prepared Foods

Deli prepared foods was once synonymous with sandwiches; or, more historically accurate circa the late 19th century in the U.S., pastrami on rye with a side of coleslaw. Today, selections are staggering. From choices behind […]

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

Food Bars: The Gateway to the Deli

The food bar is a gateway experience that brings consumers back to the deli and supermarket on a regular basis.  When a deli puts together and maintains an inviting display, they attract a loyal clientele […]

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, […]