Appetizers and Soups
Whether served as a snack, quick pick-me-up or a replacement meal, today’s soups and appetizers are hot with new products and tastes. The category is worth more than $10 billion with store brands enjoying the biggest growth as retailers add more adventurous, international and healthy choices to the shelves. The traditional franks-in-a-blanket now vies for space with savory pork lumpiaspring rolls, indulgent brie and apple fig-filled spanakopita and better-for-you Italian vegetable with farro soup. Bob Vosburgh details the major trends influencing the category, and who’s preparing the next course for further growth.
Paper towels, tissues and toilet paper are household essentials, and consumers purchase $22 billion worth of products every year. Private label has a firm hold on the category and market share is on the rise. Bob Vosburgh explains the latest trends and how retailers keep the segment growing with new own-brand products. Click here to download video