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what's ahead AROUND THE CORNER With professional football's biggest game just around the corner, deli and foodservice departments need to make sure they're ready. According to The National Chicken Council, football fans will eat an estimated 1.23 billion chicken wings that weigh in at more than 100 million pounds. Stores might also want to make sure they have lots of blue cheese and ranch salad dressing. Don't let Valentine's Day sneak up on your bakery department. One of the biggest holiday's for giving the gift of treats will come and go before you know it. Be ready to begin promoting and displaying two to three weeks out. 1.23 billion The estimated amount of chicken wings that football fans will eat during the biggest game of the season. ON THE HORIZON On St. Patrick's Day this year, offer parade and party goers traditional Irish dishes from the deli and food service. In addition to the corned beef and cabbage, find a recipe for a hearty Irish stew. Have the bakery prepare soda bread to pair with your dishes. According to, 16 billion jelly beans are made specifically for Easter which is enough to fill a plastic egg the size of a 9-story building. Think about this when planning wthe decorations for your bakery treats at Easter time. IN THE DISTANCE 87% Percent of American households with outdoor grills 150 million 16 billion Number of hotdogs consumed on July 4th each year 700 million pounds Amount of chicken purchased in the week leading up to July 4th 190 million pounds Amount of red meat / pork purchased in the week leading up to July 4th SOURCE: WWW.STATISTICBRAIN.COM 6 * JAN + FEB 2015 * instore jelly beans are made specifically for Easter. On page 32 of this issue, instore takes a look at getting ready to celebrate Independence Day and getting the kids ready for back to school. http://WWW.STATISTICBRAIN.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of instore - Jan + Feb 2015

instore - Jan + Feb 2015
Editor's Note - Unlocking the Door to Profit
What's Ahead
Table of Contents
News - On Our Radar
Shopper Demographics - Trending Cake
Trendspotting: Fondant Cakes
Trending - Deli Prepared Chicken
Trendspotting - Rotisserie Chicken
Consumer Insights - Millenials
Diet Trends - Gluten-free
Merchandising - The Haggan Experience
Seasonal Promotions - Summer Occasions
Specialty Foods - Health + Flavor
Cakes - Step to the Head of the Class
Foodservice - Stop & Shop Redefines Dining
Specialty Cheese - Snacking Cheese Ideas
Packaging - Safety & Convenience
Product Trends
Product Showcase
Next Up/Ad Index

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