Forget the Thousand Island! Today many consumers are saying "Please pass the Raspberry/Pecan Vinaigrette" when choosing a bottled salad dressing.
Retailers have been resetting their salad-dressing aisles to capitalize on the trend to more upscale items. Retailers report an increasing number of consumers are buying the gourmet dressings to use as marinades and recipe ingredients.
"A lot of dressings are more like marinades. People use them for marinating meats, fajitas and chic