Food trend: Stop saying ‘ethnic’

By Mark DiDomenico Datassential Inc. Join Mark DiDomenico for “Trends and Predictions in Foodservice 2016 – Supermarket and Convenience Stores” at Supermarket Sense 2016, Sept. 21-22 in Conyers, Georgia. In recent years, I’ve talked a lot about the importance of ethnic foods for restaurants and food retailers. In fact,...

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Food trend: Taking the pulse of non-meat proteins

By Mark DiDomenico, Datassential Inc. Join Mark DiDomenico for “Trends and Predictions in Foodservice 2016 – Supermarket and Convenience Stores” at Supermarket Sense 2016, Sept. 21-22 in Conyers, Georgia. Proteins have been on consumers’ (and food service operators’) minds for the past few years. The trend has shifted to “ubiquity”...

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Fresh-on-the-perimeter: Produce destination centers meet shopper demands for convenience and healthy foods

By Jack Sjogren Hillphoenix Design Center Specialist Join Jack Sjogren and Kelly Sayko for “Innovations in the Fresh Perimeter” at Supermarket Sense 2016, September 21-22 in Conyers, Ga. Adding a destination center to a supermarket’s produce department satisfies two important shopper demands simultaneously. Offering pre-cut ready-to-cook and ready-to-eat produce provides...

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