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For a Limited Time, Hormel Foodservice Offers CURE 81® Pumpkin Spice Ham
Hormel Foodservice is launching its first-ever limited-time product offering, and there’s still time for foodservice operators to order.
The Fortune 500 global branded food company recently unveiled its Cure 81® Pumpkin Spice Ham, available for only a short time this fall. This half-spiral ham is infused with a specially formulated pumpkin-spice blend and comes with a pumpkin-spice glaze packet for an even more festive flavor. Foodservice establishments have until Sept. 15 to order theirs, and they can do so here: www.cure81pumpkinspiceham.com...
Eat Like a Champion with Little Caesars New 4-Quarter Calzony
As the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, Little Caesars is giving pizza eaters and football fans the opportunity to draft the ultimate gametime meal that satisfies the entire team and their appetites. Little Caesars is putting its signature Crazy Calzony®, a pizza-calzone combo, back in the lineup and amping it up with a variety of toppings to create a product that has something for everyone – the 4-Quarter Calzony.
Fans can get their hands on the 4-Quarter Calzony for $8.99* as early...
Oscar Mayer Enters On-The-Go Refrigerated Breakfast Category with New Scramblers Innovation
Today, Oscar Mayer®, the brand known for uniting millions around a love of meat, announces its first-ever on-the-go refrigerated breakfast offering: new Oscar Mayer Scramblers. The innovation comes after uncovering that only 23 percent of people are currently eating a full breakfast1 due to limited hearty options available. Here to transform the convenient breakfast game, Oscar Mayer Scramblers are made by using two fresh eggs and are available in three delicious and filling varieties – including Bacon & Velveeta, Ham & Colby Jack and Wiener & Cheddar...
Panera Introduces New Cinnamon Crunch Bagel Breakfast Sandwich and the Return of the Cinnamon Crunch Latte
Today, Panera celebrates its seasonal fall menu drop with the return of its signature Cinnamon Crunch Latte and the debut of the new Ham, Egg & Cheese on a Cinnamon Crunch Bagel, available at Panera bakery-cafes nationwide starting August 30. Priced at $6.79 – $7.79, this new breakfast sandwich brings together Black Forest Ham, scrambled egg, aged white cheddar and salt and pepper on a toasted Cinnamon Crunch Bagel for an irresistible combination to kickstart your morning. Panera also expanded its beverage lineup...
The Retail Rundown: Grocers Egg on Easter Sales Grocers Egg on Easter Sales
Grocers are egging on Easter spending this week as shoppers secure last-minute needs for the first major holiday of Spring.
This year, consumers may be less eager to flock to the egg case. The Midwest large egg wholesale market has been in a sharp decline over the past two weeks and counting after rallying by more than 45% from mid-February through late March. However, prices leading up to the holiday surpassed the two-to-three-dollar mark, leaving retailers little clearance to promote aggressively...
This Week in Retail: Sleigh-ing the Competition with Holiday Deals
With the cost of living remaining high for many households, retailers are hoping to earn consumer dollars with attractive deals in the final days leading up to Christmas.
Last-minute shoppers looking to procure their centerpieces for the holiday dinner table can find competitive offerings on a wide array of proteins this week.
Looking at this week's protein ads, pork features currently hold the top slot with 31.2% of total retail activity. Seafood follows with 26.5% of ad space, while beef features account for 22%. Turkey makes up 8.2% of circular space and chicken holds onto 7.7% of total retail activity. Egg features are nearly non-existent with just 0.4%.
In the pork complex, ham features claim 31% of all pork feature activity. Holiday hams average $2.18 per pound, up 27 cents from a year ago. Bone-in butt half hams are featured at $2.32 per pound, a whopping 63.4% higher than this week in...
This Week in Retail: The Christmas Countdown
Jingle bells—or should we say alarm bells—are ringing now that just two short weekends are left to shop for Christmas.
In the lead-up to the big day, grocers are focused on holiday spending as consumers prepare to celebrate the season with food and drinks. This sparks interest in the protein case and traditional favorites for the Christmas dinner table, including hams and rib roasts.
This week in retail, pork leads the charge in retail buying opportunities with 30 percent of total protein ad space. Seafood follows with 24.2 percent, while beef comes in with 22.3 percent. Chicken accounts for 15.5 percent, up slightly from the week prior.
Upon closer inspection, bacon features make up a large chunk of category ads within the pork complex. Brand-label bacon currently averages $6.43 per pound, up 19 cents a year ago and at a near seasonal all-time high. Shoppers can find holiday hams at a more palatable price point of $1.96 per pound on average, below $2.23 last year. Pork roasts are situated above 2021 levels at an average of $2.98 per pound but are competitively priced against many beef and chicken items...
This Week in Retail: Good Gravy… The 2022 Thanksgiving Rundown
The countdown to Thanksgiving is winding down and consumers are flocking to the supermarkets to secure last-minute needs for the big day.
While it’s hard to ignore the influx of headlines about the higher costs of this year’s feast, some major retailers are still featuring attractive deals on holiday staples despite supply constraints and macroeconomic headwinds.
Not to beat a dead horse (or should we say turkey), let’s look another look at the traditional centerpiece. Retail buying opportunities for turkey this week are at 24.5%, up from 21.5% last week. The big bird has seemingly stolen the spotlight from chicken, which plummeted to 2.4% this week versus 12.5% a week ago...
SPAM® Sales Sizzle with the Help of Social Media
Spam, the square canned meat, with the iconic blue and yellow label, has been feeding families for more than 85 years. Hormel Foods says with the help of social media, it’s become even more popular.
Austin’s canned ham was made by Hormel Foods at the end of the depression in 1937 as an affordable and convenient meat option. The product, made up of only six ingredients, is now in more than 47 countries...
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