sandwich_roast_beef.jpg Eddie’s of Roland Park
The delis at two-store Eddie’s of Roland Park, Baltimore, offer this roast beef sandwich.

Consumers experiment with specialty deli meats

Deli meat customers are opting for flavored and less-processed varieties

Prepared foods may be the star of the deli section right now, but deli meats, long the backbone of the department, are eager to step into the spotlight.

Specialty meats, including premium sausages and salamis, are trending right now, as are flavored bulk and sliced meats featuring Sriracha, teriyaki, herbs and other seasonings. Consumers are also increasingly seeking out health-positioned meats that offer lower sodium and are free from antibiotics, nitrates, growth hormones and other

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