[Posted to CSPDailyNews.com by Ovention]
Retailers feed off of consumer preference for freshly made food options
Foodservice sales in convenience stores grew by 9.7% from 2013 to 2014, according to 2014 NACS SOI data, indicating that c-stores are rising to the foodservice occasion and effectively meeting consumer needs.
Consumer perception of convenience-store food offerings are shifting significantly, with nearly two-thirds of c-stores saying they offer fresh-prepared food, according to CSP’s 2015 FARE State of Foodservice Study. This massive shift provides an excellent opportunity for retailers to assess their current foodservice offerings and capabilities in relation to consumer desires.
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