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For many retail operators, self-serve hot bars have given way to full-service food options at the deli counter since the start of the pandemic.

Are deli self-serve hot bars a thing of the past?

In a COVID-19 world, retailers are rethinking how they offer hot prepared foods

With the pandemic changing the way people shop and think about the foods they buy and eat, hot meals from supermarket deli departments are transitioning from ready-to-eat to ready-to-heat.  

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