AS SHOPPERS SEEK RESTAURANT EXPERIENCES, SIDE DELIGHTS® OFFERS SOLUTIONS WITH GOURMET PETITES POTATOES

Side Delights recipes help consumers create restaurant-worthy meals without the cost. Newport Beach, CA (July 7, 2021) – Side Delights offers solutions for shoppers who want to continue eating at home with an elevated dining experience – two trends converging this summer. While consumers are slowly returning to restaurants, many discovered the benefits of cooking and dining at home during the pandemic. A recent shopper survey, COVID Dining Journey: Eating at Home and Away From Home, showed that 92% of families plan to continue eating together at home at least or more...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® POTATOES POISED FOR THE RETURN OF THE PARTY

Side Delights provides party planners with elevated menu solutions for celebrations San Francisco, CA (June 22, 2021) – Side Delights is providing menu tips for event planners as party planning begins and consumers celebrate the return of the roaring twenties1. According to a June article in the New York Times, “birthdays and barbecues” are back2, and in cities like Chicago, block parties will be permitted beginning on July 5.3 In addition to large outdoor gatherings, the Wall Street Journal declares the “dinner party drought” is over.4 With summer here and more...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® SHARES TREND DATA ON CHANGING CONSUMER EATING AND SHOPPING HABITS

Side Delights potatoes align with key consumer trends, including a growing increase in the importance of immunity, healthy eating, and where food is grown. San Francisco, CA (February 16, 2021) – Side Delights revealed recently released trend data on the growing focus on the health benefits of foods and the impact it has on consumer behavior. Since the inception of the pandemic, healthy eating and immunity has continued to gain importance with consumers, and it shows in their shopping habits. The International Food Information Council issued a report, “COVID-19 Pandemic Transforms...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® RELEASES INSTAGRAM SURVEY RESULTS ON CONSUMER MEAL PREFERENCES IN 2021

Side Delights releases survey results that reveal consumer preferences around family time and meal preparation while confirming, “everything is better with butter.” San Francisco, CA (January 18, 2021) – Side Delights shared the results from its New Year’s Instagram poll, not surprisingly leading with healthy lifestyle choices. While only 14% of voters were interested in a weight loss app, 86% were interested in trying meal programs like Whole30, which includes foods with a recognizable list of ingredients or no ingredients at all because they’re whole and unprocessed. In perfect timing, on January...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® LAUNCHES STORE LOCATOR FUNCTION

Side Delights enhances the ‘Grown Where it Matters’ program and website with a new tool to help shoppers find their favorite side dish San Francisco, CA (December 9, 2020) – Side Delights announced today the launch of their new store locator function on the Grown Where it Matters website. In addition to information on the Side Delights portfolio of potato products, the website directs consumers to healthy eating highlights, potato nutrition facts, sustainable farming, and a behind-the-scenes look at the individual farms of the Fresh Solutions Network. Now, shoppers can also see which...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® SHARES INSIGHTS FOR THANKSGIVING FROM SHOPPING TO SIDE DISHES

Consumers choose mashed potatoes as their favorite side dish and plan to spend more shopping this Thanksgiving than last year San Francisco, CA (November 17, 2020) – Side Delights shared their findings from studies published on 2020 Thanksgiving spending and favorite Thanksgiving meals and side dishes. The data showed that almost 75% of Americans plan to spend the same amount of money or more on Thanksgiving this year, with 80% shopping at stores instead of opting to purchase online1. What will they be spending the increase on? According to the  National Turkey...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® SHARES TIPS TO PREPARE AS CONSUMERS PLAN THEIR HOLIDAYS SOONER AND SMALLER

Side Delights shares ways to help consumers pre-plan their holiday meals with smaller groups in mind San Francisco, CA (September October 26, 2020) – Consumers are planning their holidays sooner and smaller this year1. A September 29 article Consumers Have Ramped Up Preparation For The Holidays Early in 2020 addresses consumers’ eagerness to plan for the holidays in advance this year. With concerns about possible supply issues and crowded stores, consumers are also shopping earlier, from gifts to groceries. Experts note that retailers are kicking off the holiday season earlier than ever this year...
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Side Delights® Offers Solutions to Consumers Choosing to Celebrate the Holidays at Home

Side Delights shares recipes for the upcoming holidays. San Francisco, CA (September 14, 2020) – As the ‘no travel’ trend continues into the holidays, Side Delights offers easy solutions for consumers choosing to stay home or close to home this holiday season. In a recent study, 58% of consumers are not planning to travel for the holiday season—up from 49% last year1. In August, data showed that winter holiday bookings were 65.4% behind where they were around a similar time period in 20192. “Usually about 25% of all fresh potatoes...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® POSITIONING FOR INCREASED COOKING AT HOME AND CHANGING CONSUMER WANTS

Side Delights support shoppers changing habits as trends show an increase in cooking at home, interest in immune-boosting foods, cooking tips, and value add. San Francisco, CA (August 17, 2020) – Side Delights® was an early adapter to the trends of “the cooks of this century” with cutting-edge blogger programs, organic options, convenience products, and packaging breakthroughs. Since the pandemic began, consumers leaned further into home cooking. This encouraged associated benefits, like eating healthier and saving money. “After sheltering in place, people realized how much money they saved by not...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® SHARES IMMUNE BOOSTING BENEFITS OF POTATOES AS HEALTH & SAFETY REMAINS CONSUMER PRIORITY

Side Delights potatoes offer shoppers immune system-boosting, plant-based options with added benefits of extended shelf-life and convenience  San Francisco, CA (July 15, 2020) – Maintaining a strong immune system and living a healthy lifestyle has been trending since before the shelter-in-place began.1 A March 10 Seattle Times article, Can you Boost your Immunity with Food?, suggests consumers choose immune-supporting nutrients such as Vitamin C and a plant-based diet.2  Potatoes are high in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Folate3 and can help restore electrolyte balance because they have a high level of potassium in addition...
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