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
The estimated amount
of chicken wings that
football fans will eat
during the biggest
game of the
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 www.popsugar.com, 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
Percent of American households with outdoor grills
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
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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.
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