For budget-conscious consumers, supermarket deli entrées become the ideal choice for restaurant-quality meals without the added costs of tipping and the extra fees involved when using a mobile delivery service.
In 2021, San Ramon, Calif.-based Raybern’s was dealing with labor shortages and the lingering effects of the COVID peak. In 2022, Raybern’s made many of the new hires it had its sites set on last year. And America continues to get back to doing the things we all did pre-pandemic.
Throughout the 2022 baseball season, Blue Springs, Mo.-based Zarda Bar-B-Q & Catering Co. supplied Hy-Vee Market Grilles with a limited reserve sandwich called the ‘Big Dozier’ in partnership with Kansas City Royals player Hunter Dozier.
Today’s consumers increasingly demand convenient, easy-to-prepare fresh food options — but they’re not willing to sacrifice quality. That may explain the huge growth in sous vide products, which have no trouble meeting both of those needs.
For many American consumers, fall is all about the beginning of football season. Shoppers will be turning to the deli and prepared foods sections of their local supermarkets for hot food items to enjoy while watching the games and hosting friends. A classic go-to entree for many football fans — and consumers who just enjoy the season for the food — is hot chicken wings.