Give and take: Mixed blessings in Fresh Foods survey

Give and take: Mixed blessings in Fresh Foods survey

Overall healthy perimeter sales obscure some problem areas, according to SN’s first Fresh Foods survey

As consumers prioritize fresh, healthy foods, the perimeter of the store has increasingly enjoyed the spotlight. Yet, success has not been distributed evenly among all perishables categories.

High-profit growth categories like prepared foods are receiving more attention and square footage from retailers, while in some cases less profitable floral and dairy have seen cuts to their share of the store, according to Supermarket News’ inaugural Fresh Foods survey of 197 reta

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