Insider Insights

So long, Old Friend

It was a terrible surprise to learn of Jim Prevor’s passing. We have known each other for close to 40 years and, for most of that time, we worked together, talking almost every day. We […]


The Crunch of Deli Crackers

Whether dipped, topped or arranged on a charcuterie board, crackers offer a wide variety of dinning options. Supermarkets can drive sales of deli crackers by creatively merchandising these items to cheese connoisseurs, party hosts and […]


A Sheep Milk Prize

It’s no secret that many a cheesemaker would love to produce product from sheep’s milk. It’s prized not only for its fat and protein content, it has twice as much as most cow’s or goat’s […]


Olives Are the Perfect Complement

Kalamata, California Sevillano, Castelvetrano and Picholine are some of the staple olives that you will find at grocery stores, as consumers purchase these products as supplements to meals, party plates and charcuterie boards. Olives are […]

Deli Meats

Talking Turkey

The trends in healthier eating with less dining out have helped propel the turkey category. “Turkey continues to be a consumer favorite in the deli. It’s a versatile and lean protein, which hits a lot […]


Hummus Remains Relevant

Consumers keep coming back to hummus, as it is a versatile product that provides health benefits. In 2020, the hummus market was valued approximately at $811.9 million and is anticipated to grow with a healthy […]


Souping Up Sales

Hot soup wells are back in business, as COVID protocols have been essentially lifted, which is good news for supermarket delis. Lynn, MA-based Kettle Cuisine has reported an upward shift in foodservice at retail and […]

Cover Story

How To Go Green In The Deli

When you walk into Zingerman’s Delicatessen, you’ll only see ‘green’ on the menu twice. One is for the New Mexico green chilies tucked into signature sandwiches like corned beef on rye. The second is the […]