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3 Handy Eats It’s no secret that Americans’ lifestyles are as busy as ever and, as a result, con- sumers are spending less time prepar- ing home-cooked meals than in past
decades—and worse, less time in grocery
stores to purchase a meal’s fixings. A recent
report by the USDA’s Economic Research
Service found that 62% of millennials surveyed had purchased prepared deli food,
carryout, delivery or fast food within the past
Consumer demand for convenience contin-
ues to be a driving factor behind the latest deli
product and packaging innovations. Fairway
Market VP of Fresh Foods and Product Devel-
opment Amanda Dentici says in bustling cit-
ies such as New York in particular, “People
have less and less time to prepare a meal at
home. Our focus and where we’re seeing the
most growth is convenient meals.” Fairway
Market offers grab-and-go entrees and salad
kits that rotate seasonally, as well as custom-
izable heat-and-serve options for consumers
to build their own prepared meals for a quick
and easy dining occasion. And with consum-
ers increasingly replacing meals with snacks,
manufacturers are dishing out convenient
grab-and-go deli items such as Reichel Foods’
Pro2snax to the Max, featuring pairings such
as baby carrots, turkey sausage bites, cheddar
cheese and almonds in sectioned containers
for a handy snack solution.
ing Thai Coconut Chicken, Chicken Marsala,
Korean Beef Stir Fry, Moroccan Chicken and
Pork Scaloppini. Southern California chain
Northgate Markets offers “a cultural assortment of the freshest up-and-coming products
that would normally only be available at specialty markets,” including a hot bar featuring
empanadas, carnitas and tamales, while Bristol Farms boasts a unique Mediterranean-in-spired smoked beef brisket sandwich with
spiced tahini paprika sauce on challah bread.
Our focus and where
we’re seeing the most
growth is convenient
—Amanda Dentici, Fairway Market