Grocerant niche ‘better-for-you’ Locali’s is continues to drive the halo of better-for-you- foods beyond the current health-conscious convenience store and neighborhood deli according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.
Locali, is now extending it quality food offerings with four pre-packaged vegan and gluten-free quinoa salad bowls in Whole Foods Market stores throughout Southern California. Regular readers of this blog know that Locali, has locations in Hollywood, West Hollywood, Venice and Downtown Los Angeles, is changing the way consumers view healthy eating.
While the line continue to blur for food retailers Locali’s diverse menu of award-winning, “last meal-worthy” salads, sandwiches, smoothies has captured the attention of influential companies across the nation, and was asked to cater an event at the United State of Women Summit in May 2018, in partnership with Postmates. Johnson says think consumer food relevance not C-store, deli, or restaurant the ‘halo’ around Locali’s is fresh quality better-for-you’ food.
Now Whole Foods offers four of Locali’s “Killer Quinoa Bowls,” including: The Big Daddy with quinoa, arugula, vegan and gluten-free chicken marinated in spicy vegan buffalo sauce, celery, black beans and creamy dill dressing; The Krazy Kale with quinoa, shredded kale, black beans, chopped tomatoes, cucumber, sunflower seeds and chipotle lime dressing; The Odyssey with quinoa, spinach, hummus, chickpeas, artichoke tapenade, tomato, cucumber, kalamata olives and creamy dill dressing; and The Deconstructed BLT with quinoa, chopped romaine, tempeh bacon, tomato, avocado and maple mustard dressing.
Has your menu evolved with consumers? Is your menu incremental to your brand? Or is you menu your brand? How do you plan to evolve your best brand attributes? Where are you selling your fresh prepared food? Success does leave clues and growing your brand where your consumers shop for food is a very good clue.
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