Grocerant niche fresh prepared food has edified Duane Reade in the hearts and minds of consumers and along the way became a staple for many in New Yorkers for breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner on the go. Seattle based Bartell Drugs has rolled out Grocerant niche Fresh Food Fast. Like Duane Reade Bartell’s will focus on healthy, locally made Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh food.
The team at Foodservice Solutions® believes that the quality and freshness of the offerings at Bartell’s will grow and evolve into an important and indispensable sector of their daily business moving forward. Driven by customer migration for Grab-N-Go grocerant niche fresh food from new local competitors the ilk of New Seasons Market, Metropolitan Market, and Whole Foods, and 365 by Whole Foods
Founded in 1890 Bartell Drugs with 65 bustling stores in the greater Seattle area has never been a static company. They continue to be dynamic and adding fresh prepared food will simply edify customer relevance for this regional drug store powerhouse according to Foodservice Solutions® Grocerant Guru® Steven Johnson.
The new Fresh Food Fast section in 12 select stores to begin with offerings include a range of local and regional foods plus grab-and-go snacks, meal replacement items and nutritional supplements. Ready-to-Eat salads and sandwiches are now featured in clearly delineated aisles, according to a Bartell public relations.
In-addition fresh food selections include Molly’s (produce, meats, homemade dressings, baked goods), Beecher’s Handmade Cheese, Daphne’s Creamery (dairy products), Columbus Craft Meats and Tillamook (cheese).
Seattle urban setting and Hi-Tech profile are a perfect complement for both Bartell’s dynamic brand and grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared, local, ‘better-for-you’ fresh food. Success does leave clues and clearly Bartell’s has picked up the right clues.
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