| G H Q | September
CON T EN T S
A Winsight Publication | Volume 83 Number 9 | SEPTEMBER/17
36 Pass the Pasta
Exciting innovations and endless
opportunities for in-store promotions
are giving retailers plenty of ways to
spruce up a mature category.
39 Getting Saucy
Consumers are demanding pasta sauces
that taste like homemade, and retailers
44 Second Nature
Better-for-you offerings are becoming
a bigger force in frozen foods.
FOCUS ON FRESH
53 Breaking Bread
Despite flat growth in recent years,
bakery opportunities arise as new
57 Produce of the Generations
Retailers must modify their marketing
approach to appeal to consumers of
ON THE COVER AMERICA’S NEW DINER From deli take-out to sit-down restaurants, consumers are increasingly turning to grocery stores for fresh-prepared meals. PAGE 26
Made-to-order sandwiches, as shown on the cover, are just one of the many offerings diners can select from
at New Seasons Market’s 20 stores, which feature 70 to 130 dishes daily, including those above.
60 What’s Kickin’ with Chicken?
Bold flavors and an inviting section can
help grocery retailers’ prepared chicken
programs compete with other outlets.
NONFOODS FOR PROFIT
64 Sales Review: Apples
79 Consumer, Heal Thyself
Healthcare as self-care is gaining
momentum as shoppers look to
supermarkets for preventative care
65 Sales Review: Deli
91 Equipped for a New Frontier
Shifting shopper attitudes toward food
shopping is prompting retailers to look at
prepared food display fixtures in a whole
VIEWPOINTS & DEPARTMENTS
68 Top 10 Wellness Trends
From insect protein to hemp milk,
GHQ editors take a look at some of the
hottest trends in the wellness world.
85 Going to the Dogs
Community-minded retailers like Big
Y, Dierbergs and Safeway are teaming
up with suppliers to raise donations
for pet charities – and drive traffic to
08 Editor’s Note
Checkout our fine dining.
98 Trade Scene
Blount Culinary Summit
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