Meal kits for pets are officially a thing, with pre-portioned servings of proteins, veggies, fruit and treats available in a doggie deli.
Setting up a grilling display in the cheese section is a great way to promote more varieties of cheese this summer.
Outdoor mac cheese
Add mac-and-cheese to your grilling menu with prepackaged pasta and cheeses in their own pot. Add water and cook on the barbecue.
Consumers looking for high-protein diets need look no further than the cheese case, with offerings like goat cheese, blue cheese and feta.
Kebabs prepared with fresh summer produce and artisanal cheeses can be a welcome addition to any backyard barbecue.
Be it paleo, vegan, keto, there’s a diet for everyone and deli operators can capitalize on the trends with targeted food displays.
Is it soup yet?
A make-your-own-soup bar is an easy addition to any deli operation. Customers can choose their proteins and fixings, then top with hot broth.
The 7-foot mortadella from Veroni satisfied snacking IDDBA attendees all day.
Not bread alone
More and more, delis are finding creative ways to reinvent the sandwich. Here, the traditional hero platter gets a twist with cold cuts served on giant pretzel bread.
Lunch boxes for grown-ups
For those “adulting” at lunch time, meal kits and combo packs in sophisticated varieties like chicken tikka masala and butter chicken meatballs make a great addition to the grab-and-go case.