Fresh Food

Meat Suppliers Implement Additional Safety Measures

During the coronavirus pandemic, plant worker safety is paramount, similar to their retail counterparts.

Fresh Food

Meat Sales Remain Elevated During Week 3 of COVID-19 Buying

The latest weekly sales numbers from IRI find meat maintaining its lead role; “return to pre-pandemic order routines” not seen as happening.

The fresh meat department has powered the perimeter to record-setting levels throughout the month of March as pandemic pantry-building shoppers frantically bought food for family meals for all three dayparts.

Highlighting high-quality meat options can drive shopper interest and excitement.

It’s “slim pickings” as sales surge across all proteins and offerings; department sales were up a whopping 76.9% for the week ending March 15, 2020.

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The latest category data and store visits affirm that shoppers are returning to the familiar and are putting meat back on the center of plate.

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Nutrition education on the benefits of eating red meat during periods of heavy exercise is needed to drive up sales.

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