The grocerant niche filled with ready-to-eat and ready-to-heat fresh prepared food that is better for you spanning multiple channels including Drug stores, Grocery stores and restaurants are catering too consumer’s desire for less fat, less salt and fewer calories.
Bonnie Riggs a restaurant analyst for The NPD Group stated Restaurant operators are responding to their customers’ needs for healthier or lighter foods…. This shift in consumers choosing healthier foods at restaurants is partially due to the increasing availability of healthier foods on restaurant menus”
Not only do Americans want to eat too get thin. We want to eat and obtain fresh prepared ready to eat and or ready to heat food wherever they are. That is way the grocerant niche is growing so fast. The convenience store sector has led the foodservice industry in top line sales growth for the past two years in large part to the introduction and growth of fresh prepared food.
Yes, by, by roller grill. NPD’s Crest service that tracks consumer usage of foodservice both commercial and non-commercial found “a decrease in consumption of regular carbonated soft drinks, hot dogs, fried chicken and French fries. Simultaneously, some foods that could be considered healthier (lower in sugar and fat) have been ordered more than in the past.
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