Retail Foodservice

Fresh Food

Fresh Food Sales Stayed Strong During 1st Week of April

Buoyed by a 41.2% gain in meat, total perimeter store sales increased 15.8% through April 5 vs. same week last year.

Retailers

Jungle Jim’s Introduces Live Streaming Store Events

Store experts are now taking their in-person demonstrations online to help customers learn while relieving boredom.

The retailer now offers Mealtime To Go for prepared foods at 200 locations.

Mediterranean food brands produce Gyro meat, pitas, hummus and more

Understanding shifting consumer purchase behavior in the current COVID-19 landscape is "incredibly important to understand what’s next."

With restaurants across the country forced to close to all but takeout or delivery, a number of grocers, including H-E-B, are forging partnerships with foodservice operations to bring local favorites in-store.

Sandwiches and wraps continue to dominate grocery as well as mass merchant and c-store menus.

Customers can buy meals from the restaurants in the grocery store, and the restaurants will keep the profits.

In response to high volumes and food safety concerns due to the coronavirus pandemic, industry pacesetters adjust game plans.

Additional changes announced as part of the Helpful Smiles 2020 Initiative, as well as a transition away from Market Grille restaurants to Wahlburgers.

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