Building a Meal Solution Delivery System: Understanding Supply-Side Costs and Strategies for Supermarket Foodservice

North America, 1998

Meal solutions provide an innovative way for food retailers to reach consumers on a different level. In 1998, the North America Council studied this new area of supermarket foodservice, focusing specifically on the development of foodservice departments and their profitable operation.

The purpose of this report was to understand the costs associated with delivering restaurant-quality meals in a supermarket environment and identify ways to manage those cost elements to improve overall performance and business growth. Read the report below to learn how you and your team can incorporate these ideas in your store.