Friday, April 8, 2016

Revitalize Foodservice with Mix and Match Meal Components To Drive Sales

 “Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian, wine and tarragon make it French, sour cream makes it Russian, lemon and cinnamon make it Greek, soy sauce makes it Chinese, garlic makes it good.” Is a quote from Alice May Brock 

Mix and match meal components have become the invitation for dinner  according to Foodservice Solutions®, Grocerant Guru® Steven Johnson. Convenient meal participation, differentiation and individualization; are each hallmarks of the Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared grocerant niche.

When consumers are asking What’s for Dinner it’s meal components that allow customers to select from Italian, American, French, Russian or Greek to customize and personalize a family meal quickly. Consumers can mix and match, utilizing the components at home any way they like.  

The new American meal more likely than not is a composite of prepared food components that the individual may want that can mix and pair them any way at any time.  The United States is a melting pot of people from all over the world, with different cultures, traditions and flavor preferences.  The new American meal is a melting pot of flavor and choice.  Meal components that can be mix and matched for home consumption are integral to retail success.

At noon each day in the United States 83.7% of Americans do not know what’s for dinner. At 4PM 68.7% still do not know what’s for dinner. Grocerant niche fresh prepared, portable Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat food is the What’s for Dinner solution according to our own Grocerant Guru®.  Grocerant niche foods can be found at Convenience stores, Drug stores, Grocery stores, Restaurants, Liquor stores, Mobile trucks, and Online.  

Today’s multi-ethnic households have created a platform where consumers have been exposed to a plethora of flavors. More importantly most consumers today have not mastered the skill of cooking even a few of their favorite ethnic foods.  

The rapidly growing grocerant trend has empowered the consumer to explore new flavors, establish new family customs, and traditions with new flavorful food in the form of meal components.  The Grocerant niche is about convenient meal participation, differentiation and individualization.  specializes in outsourced business development. We can help you identify, quantify and qualify additional food retail segment opportunities. Contact: to have a Grocerant ScoreCard conducted on your retail outlets.  Since 1991 Foodservice Solutions® has been the global leader in the Grocerant niche visit Johnson, or

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