The SN 2022 Fresh Food Trends Report surveyed 50 retailers/wholesalers with responsibility for the fresh food department (including chain, independent and online retailers) on their experiences over the past 12 months and what their expectations for 2022 sales are. The survey was conducted from mid-March through mid-April 2022.
Here are some highlights:
- 70% of respondents say sales in perimeter categories have increased in the last 12 months, and 66% expect sales in the perimeter categories to increase in the next 12 months.
- 54% of respondents plan to change their perimeter assortment in the next 12 months.
- 38% of respondents consider big-box stores such as Walmart the biggest competitor to their perimeter sales.
For the full survey results, click through the gallery here.