Twenty-seven percent of consumers report going to a grocery store with the sole intent to buy a meal, while 73% report purchasing a prepared meal at a grocery store because they're already there. Here's a look at the most-popular foodservice options in the grocery channel.
Plunge in oil prices sets the stage for record margins and boost in in-store sales. Also In This Issue: Profitability skyrockets for top performers! Other channels seek to redefine convenience! The economy enters a new stage. The growing health-and-wellness trend. Fuel demand; oil's slide; multicultural momentum; and data, data, data!