Friday, August 26, 2011

Food for the 65 inch TV: Is the food landscape changing?

Americans love affair with restaurants is not dying.  However increased competition with innovative food with a twist broadens consumer choice of dinning with quality and ease at home. Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh and prepared food is expanding consumer choice of Mix & Match Meal component options.
Restaurants, Convenience stores and Grocery stores are all selling Take-Away food.  Meal Mix & Match grocerant meal components have been the leading sector in retail foodservice of late. It’s menu magic.

Mix & Match grocerant food allows the consumer too spend more time in front of the 65 inch TV.  Grocery store brand loyalty and frequency increases with each advancement in quality Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat food.  Here are examples of Mix and Match Meal components from Grocery stores only: 
Goat Cheese Strawberry Salad: spring mix topped with thinly sliced
strawberries, blueberries, walnuts and crumbled goat cheese

Cajun Seasoned Potatoes: roasted potatoes topped with Cajun
blackening seasoning

Coconut Crusted Mahi Mahi and Chicken Tenders: coated in
toasted panko bread crumbs and cream of coconut (ready-to cook)

Mexican Lasagna

Mushroom Risotto


Aegean Salad: shell pasta with Feta, onion, artichoke hearts, cherry
tomatoes and kalamata olives

Caprese Panini

BBQ Chicken Quesadilla

Matzo Ball Soupeared Chicken Breast with Peach & Chive Sauce

Parmesan Chicken Fingers

Turkey Roulade with Cranberry Stuffing

Side orders
Cauliflower Spinach Gratin

Artichoke & Asiago Croquette

Spaghetti with Seasoned Tomato Sauce

Escarole & Beans

Apple Almond Yam Cakes

Florida’s Farm Stores offer Online meal components:

Cajun Chicken

Chicken Saute with Artichokes

Mushroom & Asparagus Israeli Couscous

Sage Roasted Turkey Breast

Vegetable Fried Rice

Salmon Nicoise Salad


Key Lime Pie

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