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10 Innovators in Retail Foodservice

The supermarket prepared foods aisle is defined by reinvention. For decades it has survived and often thrived by anticipating and catering to changing consumer demands. Most recently, grocers were forced to pivot and reimagine the deli/prepared foods space early in the pandemic—converting hot bars and salad bars to display areas for grab-and-go, assorted beverages and other prepackaged items; implementing safety measures; diving into delivery; and more.

As we ease into a new phase of COVID with fewer restrictions and pent-up demand for normalcy, retail foodservice is being reinvented yet again. Here is a look at 10 grocers shaking up the retail foodservice experience.

Photograph by Gaby J Photography