What’s for dinner? Well if you cooking a family meal for two, three, or four, family members, chances are very good they don’t all want the same thing to eat. Rather than spoil dinner for everyone. It is highly likely that you are buying several Ready-2-Eat or Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared mix & match meal components that can be bundled into a customized personalized family meal according to Foodservice Solutions® Tacoma, WA based Grocerant Guru® Steven Johnson.
Restaurants, Grocery stores, and convenience stores are all bundling fresh prepared meal components for the home cook. Yes, the home cook is tired of cooking from scratch and needs some help. The home cook is responding buying individualized components from different outlets and mix and matching them into a customized family meal.
Foodservice branded and private label food manufactures are all vying for your attention. Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat food from Swiss steak, Meatloaf, Baked Salmon, Rotisserie Chicken, Pizza and Lasagna fresh prepared, portioned and portable in portions for 1,2, or 5 are all available at most foodservice retail location today.
Battle for Share of Stomach
Most exciting is the opportunity for new start-up’s and regional manufactures to produce sustainable business built on local, fresh and unique flavor profiles. Legacy national brand manufactures are experiencing an increase in need for repositioning, consolidation and acquisition activities. Regional start-ups are thriving supplying local restaurants, C-stores and grocery store delis with fresh prepared food.
Restaurants are capitulating year over year customer counts as consumer are responding buying meal components in new food channels, experiencing new flavor profiles all the while individualizing the family meal. The foodservice industry is evolving with the consumer. Those companies looking for opportunity for growth times have never been better. The consumer is dynamic not static are you keeping pace?
Foodservice Solutions® specializes in outsourced business development. We can help you identify, quantify and qualify additional food retail segment opportunities or a brand leveraging integration strategy. Call 253-759-7869 or Email: Steve@FoodserviceSolutions.us