Deli

Cover Story: Private Label Deli

Expanding Our Deli Horizons

Retailers bring sophistication to private label offerings, making deli departments into a destination.
By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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For an increasing range of food-savvy consumers, the days of approaching the supermarket deli with a mindset of simply “1 pound of sliced ham, 1 pound of sliced turkey, half-pound of sliced American cheese, 1 pound of potato salad” have started drifting into mere memory.


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Technomic Tells Big Retailers To Keep It Simple In Delis

By Chris Freeman
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Turning a retailer’s deli department into a destination has become an art form for some stores. In fact, the May cover story of PLBuyer will discuss the influence of private label in fresh prepared foods for retailers today.


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West Liberty Foods Gains ‘Landfill Free’ Status

By Chris Freeman
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West Liberty Foods announced that it achieved its goal of earning “landfill free” designation from the NSF International Strategic Registrations Ltd. Within a calendar year.


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Future Bright In Private Label Perishables

By Rich Mitchell - Perishables Buyer
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The private label perishables arena is not so private anymore. With more retailers leveraging store brands as they seek to increase margins and differentiate their offerings from those of competitors, private label selections are becoming increasingly prominent in an expanding number of outlets.


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Veggie Tray

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Safeway's The Snack Artist Veggie Tray with Ranch Dip contains carrots, celery, broccoli and a ranch dip.


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Pork and Bacon Sandwich Kit

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Great Value BBQ Seasoned Pork & Bacon Sandwich Kit has been repackaged.


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Ham Medallions

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Kunzler & Co. introduces ham medallions, joining the product mix of Kunzler’s packaged, pre-sliced meats, and targeting the “any meal solution” category.


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West Liberty Foods Named Subway Vendor Of Year

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West Liberty, Iowa-based West Liberty Foods recently was named the 2012 Vendor of the Year at the recent Subway convention in Orlando, Fla., the company said in a news release.


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A Walk Down the Aisle - Deli

Meat the Truth

By Lynn Celmer and PLBuyer Secret Shoppers
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Our PLBuyer secret shoppers were a bit confused and didn’t find a lot of private label choices when it came to deli items.


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A Walk Down the Aisle- Deli

By Jordan Brandes
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Retailers are not using price tag comparisons between their private label deli case products and deli case national brands, report PLBuyer’s secret shoppers. Of the four stores chosen throughout the country for our secret visits, only one carried price tag comparisons in the deli case between private label and branded items.
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September 2014 New Food Products

This month's new food products include cane sugars, barbeque sauce, condiments in squeeze bottles, cinnamon snack seasoning, and jalapeno tzatziki, ice cream, herb toasts, corn puffs, instant coffee, coconut water, and a water enhancer.

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Coming with a clear, comprehensive plan was the key to success for Longo Brothers Fruit Markets when the grocer decided to roll out a two-tier private label strategy, Jenny Longo and Robert Koss tell PLBuyer editor Chris Freeman in this podcast.

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Private Label Buyer Magazine

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September 2014

The September 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes a convenience channel update, as well as category insights on frozen store brand trends and health and beauty items. Check it out today!

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