Once relegated to the domain of restaurant takeout, Asian food products are finding an expanding market of supermarket shoppers and a wider base of eating occasions. The trend is hot and the options for meat and deli retailers are many.
Dan Raftery is president of Raftery Resource Network Inc., an Antioch, Ill.-based consulting firm. Andy Hanacek, executive editor of The National Provisioner, contributed to this story.
A new state-of-the-art plant is equipped with the latest in slicing capability to meet burgeoning demand
Talk about a cut-and-dried decision. When Dakota Provisions was building its recently opened state-of-the-art plant in Huron, S.D., the company’s management team knew that the operation had to have sophisticated portion control capability for sliced and ground poultry products.