SIDE DELIGHTS® OFFERS ALL-DAY SOLUTIONS TO SHOPPERS AS PRIORITY ON GROCERIES, AND HEALTHY HOME COOKING IS HERE TO STAY

Consumers have returned to basic priorities, with 94% making groceries the same or higher priority since COVID, looking for healthy, sustainable home-cooked meals. Newport Beach, CA (October 13, 2021) – Side Delights® announces solutions for shoppers in response to post-pandemic spending and shopping trends. In 2020, shelter-in-place mandates and consumer concerns about health created a surge in grocery shopping and pantry stocking. As 2021 comes to an end with restrictions eased and restaurants reopened, a study on how spending priorities have changed since COVID-19 shows that grocery shopping remains a top...
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AS GROWING POTATO SALES AND DINING AT HOME TREND CONTINUE SIDE DELIGHTS® PROVIDES THE PRODUCTS SHOPPERS SEEK

As potato sales continue to rise and consumers choose to dine at home, Side Delights provides consumers with a fresh selection of the potato products they are seeking Newport Beach, CA (Sept 22, 2021) – Side Delights® shared industry data showing that retail sales of fresh potatoes alone totaled $3.1 Billion for the past year (July 2020-June 2021). During this time frame, consumers bought 577 million more pounds of potatoes than before the pandemic (July 2018 – June 2019.) These figures confirm the continued demand for potatoes in the U.S., which...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® POTATOES PROVIDE SHOPPERS WITH COOLER COOKING ALTERNATIVES IN WARM WEATHER

Side Delights potatoes and recipes help consumers create meals while keeping the kitchen cool. Newport Beach, CA (August 7th, 2021) – Side Delights® is offering summer solutions for shoppers to help keep kitchens cool and recipes fresh. Since the summer season began, recent headlines have focused on the record-breaking heat. On August 1st, the Weather Service predicted that most of the US would likely continue to see above-average temperatures for the rest of the summer1. “While warm weather brings barbecues and beach trips, consumers are looking for ways to avoid cooking in a...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® A CUT ABOVE® POTATOES FOR THE ABOVE & BEYOND SIGNATURE POTATO PROGRAM

A Cut Above® potatoes elevate America’s #1 side dish at Foodservice Newport Beach, CA (July 19, 2021) ­ Fresh Solutions Network, LLC will be featuring their A Cut Above® whole fresh and fresh-cut potato line at this week’s PMA Foodservice Expo in Monterey California.  A Cut Above uses select White and Russet potato varieties, some with higher solid content and lower water, to yield consistently superior house-made potato chips and French fries. A Cut Above potatoes are premium-quality whole White and Russet potatoes packed in 50 lbs. bags and cartons.  A Cut Above is also...
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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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