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UB Executive Conference: Deli is Driving Force Behind Grocery Perimeter Growth For Good Reasons
Sarah Schmansky is Vice President of Nielsen’s Fresh and H&W Growth and Strategy Teams, and a much-anticipated presenter at this year’s Executive Conference. The focus of her presentation was centered around the evolution of retail foodservice, with deli being a major component of that.
Nielsen data shows that in-store growth is coming from the perimeter of the store. Schmansky says “Deli is driving that growth.” And for good reason. Consumers are increasingly valuing their time and their health and wellness, and the deli foodservice component often checks both of those boxes.
Additionally, healthy growth is seen at the meat case and elsewhere in the perimeter. Deli is main driver of total fresh department growth. Deli foodservice, specifically, holds the dominant share...
Chilled & Deli Foods Market Size Worth USD 267.70 Billion By 2025
The global chilled & deli foods market size is likely to reach USD 267.70 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., exhibiting a CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period. Chilled & deli foods are witnessing increasing demand in the food & beverages industry, mainly owing to growing acceptance among consumers. The popularity of these products is largely associated with their ease of preparation, storage, and availability in retail outlets, which is expected to influence the global consumption patterns over the forecast years.
Pre-packaged products are likely to be the largest product segment for the chilled & deli foods market throughout the forecast horizon. Chilled & deli foods are among promising segments in the food & beverage sector with its increasing acceptance among consumers since the available product range caters to a wide range of requirements such as Kosher and organic. Moreover...
Lipari Foods Finalizes Acquisition of PA-Based Heagy Foods, Expanding Distribution Area
On Friday, November 2, Lipari Foods, a leading Midwest food distributor based in Warren, Mich., closed on the acquisition of the specialty deli company, Heagy Foods, including the Guernsey’s Gift brand. Heagy Foods is headquartered in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The opportunity increases Lipari’s eastern Pennsylvania distribution area along with expanding their portfolio of specialty deli product offerings.
Thom Lipari, President and CEO of Lipari Foods says: “We are excited to team up with a solid, service driven company like Heagy Foods. Adding a variety of their specialty deli products to Lipari’s portfolio along with ability to expand the Lipari distribution footprint will surely bring added value to both Lipari’s existing customers as well as customers that are currently serviced by Heagy Foods.”
Lipari’s strategic position continues to be one of the premier “perimeter of the store and...
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