Appetizers and Soups
Whether served as a snack, quick pick-me-up or a replacement meal, today’s soups and appetizers are hot with new products and tastes. The category is worth more than $10 billion with store brands enjoying the biggest growth as retailers add more adventurous, international and healthy choices to the shelves. The traditional franks-in-a-blanket now vies for space with savory pork lumpiaspring rolls, indulgent brie and apple fig-filled spanakopita and better-for-you Italian vegetable with farro soup. Bob Vosburgh details the major trends influencing the category, and who’s preparing the next course for further growth.
Dairy is big business but it’s not just milk, cheese and butter anymore. From plant-based milk to cheeses from all around the globe, consumers are transforming the dairy case. This month’s category profile looks at how it is changing and where it is going as Bob Vosburgh analyzes the latest retail trends and innovations. Click here to download video