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convenience food

Food in which one or more steps in preparation have been completed before the product is offered for retail sale. Examples include frozen vegetables, bake mixes, heat-and-serve foods, and ready-to-eat foods.
See also: food
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Symington's said the undisclosed deal further strengthened its position in the ambient convenience food category.
Packaged Facts predicts the sales of frozen foods will thrive as marketers in other categories adopt similar strategies to compete with the parallel fresh convenience food market, restaurant takeout, and meals prepared from scratch by consumers.
Our convenience foods division continues to compete in attractive product categories, growing at levels above the total food market and delivering strong economic returns for both our customers and for Greencore.
Greencore chief executive David Dilger commented: "There are clear benefits to further integrating the business and unifying the leadership of all our convenience food activities.
The heart of the innovative ``Almost From Scratch: 600 Recipes for the New Convenience Cuisine,'' by Andrew Schloss (Simon & Schuster; $25), is based on convenience foods.
Unsurprisingly, European bastions of fine cuisine like France, Italy and Spain have little or nothing to do with Japan's most representative convenience food, while the continent's poorest relations--in terms of food, at least--namely Britain and Ireland, have the highest per capita consumption.
Glanbia Consumer Meats supplies the UK retail and food service sectors with a range of sliced cooked meats, sandwich meats and other convenience foods.
But with so many convenience foods around, the skill of cooking is no longer essential.
Busy lifestyle of consumers clamor for processed convenience foods that make preparing food a easy process.
Northern's acquisition signals a further move into the rapidly expanding chilled convenience food market.
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