Cover Story

The Prepared Food Pivot

Prepared food has been a juggernaut for supermarket delis in recent years. In 2019, prepared meals were a top selling category, generating close to $15 billion, according to New York-based Statistica. During the 52 weeks […]

Merchandising Review

Spreading the Wealth

Cooking at home has been the theme of 2020, and consumers are collecting recipes to make restaurant-quality meals in their own kitchens, including delicious appetizers and side dishes. That’s where flavorful dips and spreads come […]

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 […]