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Deli
Meal solutions
BY ANDY NELSON
DURING THE PANDEMIC, MOST AMERICANS GOT USED TO
EATING FEWER MEALS OUT AND MORE AT HOME.
Many found out, to their surprise, that they liked it. And they
really liked the money they saved. Inflationary pressures have only
intensified many of those feelings.
But consumers still prioritize convenience - they don't mind
getting a little help with their home-cooked meals. That's created a
huge opportunity for retailers and their suppliers to accelerate what
was already a surging trend: providing their customers with easy
meal solutions.
The theme was definitely a dominant one at the Madison, Wis.based
International Dairy Deli Bakery Association's annual show
in Atlanta June 5-7. Meal kits, meal solutions, hybrid meals and
anything else with " meal " in the title was top of mind.
One prominent example was Beaverton, Ore.-based Reser's Fine
Foods. A company famous for its packaged and behind-the-case deli
sides was making a big push on meals.
One service in particular that Reser's wants to grow is a
program where it partners with retailers and commissaries on
meal prep kits.
Reser's, for instance, may supply a carb, sauces, meat and cheeses
and packaging and a retailer will add fresh produce. The kit is
finished at the retailer or commissary to ensure freshness. Reser's
can also provide detailed " build sheets " to facilitate the process.
Or maybe Reser's provides pasta and sauce, and the retailer
finishes with a protein. There are endless possibilities. Packs bear a
store brand or no brand at all.
" We try to make it really easy for the retailer, " said Nathan Roe,
Reser's senior marketing manager.
That said, retailers do have to put in a little more effort to make
the program work, not always the easiest sell during a period of
extremely tight labor. But Reser's and other companies are betting
that the surge in demand for meal solutions is worth it.
" Reser's is committed to helping retailers redefine their meal
options, " Roe said. " You'll see innovation in the form of international
flavors, twists on classic comfort foods, and dashes of the
unexpected. "
Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Thai Peanut Chicken Flatbreads, and a
Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas Express Meal Kit were among the
many meal options Reser's highlighted at IDDBA.
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RESER'S
Reser's is partnering
with retailers on
building meal kits that
are finished in-store.
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