Besides offering intriguing flavor profiles, one of the appealing things about the Italian specialty meats category is its versatility. Ready-made options accommodate upscale snacking, simple meals, brunches and entertaining with holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's and Fourth of July indexing the highest.
Delicious, convenient and reliable: pizza is a go-to food. The simple pizza pie checks a multitude of purchasing factors including value, quality and variety and its versatility accommodates anything from a quick, grab-n-go slice to a culinary exploration of restaurant-like results at home.
A – Alternative Sizes: No longer does one size fit all. Consumers are shopping both online and instore and trips made to the store may be for an individual meal, snack or a stock-up to feed a family of 1-2 or 3 or more. Co-merchandising slices of cake, cheesecake, cupcakes and parfaits in the deli can meet the need for small indulgences, which were up 17% in Q3 of 2021, compared to 2020, according to Nielsen.
The global love for all things cheese cannot be denied. A product both comforting and indulgent, it’s perfect for meals at home yet upscale enough for entertaining. Cheese is also a natural part of the stocking up process for the 75-80% of meals prepared in the home.
Celebrate with the joyful, nutritious flavor of mangos. Enjoy them freshly sliced or integrated into countless dishes—from appetizers and sides to entrees and desserts. Bring sunshine to the table with these tasty mango-licious recipes!