Play It Safe

June 2013
CSP;Jun2013, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p43
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The article focuses on menu in convenience stores (c-stores). Mark DiDomenico of Datassential says that customers still tend to prefer basics in terms of food flavors. David Morris of Kaleidoscope Research Consulting says that while product quality has improved, it is still an are that need growth. Nieslen Perishables Group identified global flavor as among the top trends in the deli prepared food categories.


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