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SPOTLIGHT

by Andy Nelson

THERE ARE MANY WAYS in
which retailers and their supplier
partners can lure consumers
by adding value to their meat
offerings.
Many retailers cut beef, pork
and poultry into single-serving
portions for convenience.
Others add their own seasonings
and marinades so consumers
don't have to. Cutting meat

and vegetables in-house and
sticking a stewer through them
- voila, kebabs - is another
popular option.
Increasingly, grocers are also
packaging cuts of meat with cut
vegetables and other sides to
provide harried consumers with
an easy and quick unwrap-andcook dinner solution.
On the supplier side, more and

Elkay Plastics' Ready. Chef. Go! line of bags help retailers drive sales and profits with packaging programs
that create fresh, convenient meal solutions. The line includes steam cooking bags, oven and BBQ bags,
dual-compartment bags, stand-up produce pouches and other packaging solutions, like meat and produce
overwrap films that utilize Red Rock technology. Retailers using Ready. Chef. Go! products include
Albertsons, Publix, Safeway, Sam's Club, Winn-Dixie, The Fresh Market, Lowes, Coborn's, Stater Bros.,
Fresh Thyme and many more.
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Like all of Verde's products,
its four value-added marinated
products are made from 100%
grass-fed and 100% grass-finished free-range beef, are 100%
organic and are antibiotic- and
hormone-free.

South Fallsburg, New Yorkbased Murray's Chicken
offers value-added twists on
traditional chicken products
that customers can't find
anywhere else. Murray's
gluten free chicken sausages,
for examples, are made with
whole boneless leg meat, are
low in fat and cholesterol
and made from all-natural
antibiotic-free chicken and
all fresh ingredients. It's a
value-added twist on a classic
Italian flavor. Murray's value-added line also includes
chicken meatballs, cheese
and parsley chicken sausage,
sundried tomato chicken
sausage, Cajun andouille
chicken sausage and other
products.

ELKAY PLASTICS, VERDE FARMS, BUDDIG, MURRAY'S ORGANIC CHICKEN, GODSHALL'S

VALUE-ADDED
MEATS

more companies are jumping
on the convenience bandwagon
with meats that require little or
no prep.
Grass-fed beef specialist Verde
Farms, for instance, offers four
value-added marinated meat
products in addition to its line of
conventional meat products for
grocery retail.
Inspired by global flavors, the
products are ready-to-cook for
convenient easy meals. They
include:
* Gaucho Steakhouse
Tri-Tip Kebobs;
* Carne Asada Flank Steak;
* Korean Style Sesame Beef
Sirloin Tips; and
* Green Chimichurri Flank Steak.


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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019
Editor's Note - A better experience
Contents
The Wire - Nutrition Facts Label top choice for health info
US artisan, specialty cheese industry tops 1,000 producers
Ancient grains, fresh produce among top 2019 superfoods
Tilapia demand falls worldwide
Traditional supermarkets notch high marks in new survey
Trader Joe’s again tops grocery retailer list
DESIGNED for success
International IMPACT
Spring cakes
Bakery - Donuts
Upscale packaging
Deli - Top trends
Side dishes
Meat & Poultry - Chicken choices
Bargain buys
Produce - Organics
Bananas
Seafood - Salmon
Food safety - Meat and poultry best practices
Commissary Insider - Ovens
SPOTLIGHT - VALUE-ADDED MEATS
TECHNOLOGY - INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
OPERATIONS - FOOD LABELING
Product Showcase
Advertisers
Fresh takes
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 2
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Editor's Note - A better experience
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Editor's Note - A better experience
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Contents
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 5
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Ancient grains, fresh produce among top 2019 superfoods
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 7
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Trader Joe’s again tops grocery retailer list
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 9
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - DESIGNED for success
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 12
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 13
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 14
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 15
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - International IMPACT
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Spring cakes
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Bakery - Donuts
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Upscale packaging
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Deli - Top trends
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 35
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Side dishes
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Meat & Poultry - Chicken choices
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Bargain buys
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Produce - Organics
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Bananas
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Seafood - Salmon
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Food safety - Meat and poultry best practices
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 59
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 60
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Commissary Insider - Ovens
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 62
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 63
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - SPOTLIGHT - VALUE-ADDED MEATS
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 65
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - TECHNOLOGY - INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 67
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - OPERATIONS - FOOD LABELING
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 69
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 70
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - 71
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Product Showcase
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Advertisers
Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Fresh takes
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