convenience food


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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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David Salkeld, chief executive officer at Symington's said: "The Tan-field Foods acquisition is a positive step forward in strengthening our position in branded convenience food and we welcome the people of Tanfield Foods to the Symington's family.
When people think of convenience foods, they usually think of dry dinner mixes, canned pasta dishes, chili and the like - none of which are doing all that well in private label, according to data from Chicago-based SymphonyIRI Group.
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.
Finnish food group HKScan Oyj (OMX Helsinki:HKSAV) said on Wednesday (1 October) that Scan AB, the company responsible for the HKScan Group's Swedish operations, has acquired a 15% minority holding in convenience food producer Matfabriken i Skandinavien AB.
Fully recognizing that trend, food suppliers have developed wide varieties of sophisticated convenience food offerings that not only promise to save preparation time, but also taste good and offer nutritional benefits as well.
Website Eatincolour.com is offering advice to make eating on the move healthy with fruit and vegetables rather than convenience food.
Driven by significant demand from the convenience food sector for total packaging solutions, D2 Food Systems has launched the revolutionary ULMA Scorpius 600 tray sealing system complete with innovative modified atmosphere (MAP) dome lid sealing facility.
The tale cuts to the heart of a modern phenomenon regarding the increasing dependence on convenience food, not just in Japan, but worldwide, a dependence that has firm roots right in the heart of Kansai.
Byline: RUTH BREEZE, a community dietician for south Warwickshire looks at choosing convenience food that's good for you
A lot of people today don't know how good home-made food is because they only buy processed convenience food.
The Meat Packing District still longs for convenience food joints and places that serve a quick cup of good coffee.