SIDE DELIGHTS® RESPONDING TO CONSUMER DEMAND FOR POTATOES IN TOP BRUNCH TRENDS

Side Delights® provides consumers with a variety of potatoes and recipes for creative brunch menu items in line with 2018 trends San Francisco, CA  (March 7, 2018) – Side Delights® announces potatoes as a favorite in the growing brunch trend as consumers continue to embrace brunch beyond the weekend. Brunch is a top food trend again in 2018 for restaurant goers and home cooks, with the four top breakfast components being eggs, potatoes, bacon and bread.1 How do consumers want their potatoes prepared for brunch? Breakfast Hash is one of the top five...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® GOES FOR THE GOLD AS POTATOES GAIN CREDIBILITY FOR PERFORMANCE WITH OLYMPIANS AND TOP ATHLETES

San Francisco, CA (February 20, 2018) – Side Delights® announces additional support for potatoes ability to impact athletic performance. Potatoes as a performance food are gaining notoriety during the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, with the newly released Olympian Menu and announcement that performance nutrition is now a critical part of athletes’ strategy to win. The PyeongChang 2018 athlete’s village kitchen has 180 chefs serving 7,000 meals a day at its peak, and two senior sports nutritionists appointed to the United States Olympic Committee. Team USA shipped 85 pallets...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® ANNOUNCES NEWEST FOOD BLOGGER CHALLENGE ON TOP 2017 TREND

Blogger Challenge Focuses on Creative Power Bowl Recipes Starring Side Delights® Steamables Potatoes San Francisco, CA  (November 20, 2017) ­ Side Delights®, the creator of America¹s #1 selling line of microwaveable potato bags, Side Delights® Steamables, announced its latest challenge in its popular blogger influencer marketing program to create recipes for ³Potato Power Bowls² featuring Side Delights® Steamables potatoes. Past challenges included the #MashItOrSmashIt² mashed potato recipe program and the #PotatoSaladRedux² potato salad recipe program. The newest challenge leverages the growing popularity of ³bowls² with #PotatoPowerBowl. Based on consumer studies, bowls were...
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Side Delights® Holiday Promotions Provide Shoppers With Quick And Easy Potato Side Dish Options Via Inspiring Recipes

Side Delights® monthly, in-store promotions attract shoppers with seasonal tie-ins for 
Christmas, New Year’s, Super Bowl Sunday and Valentine’s Day San Francisco, CA  (October 30, 2017) – Fresh Solutions Network®, LLC announces its eye-catching winter promotions that will inspire shoppers to purchase potatoes by providing them with innovate ideas on how to serve this healthy AND popular American tradition during this holiday and winter season. The Side Delights® three-month winter promotion encourages shoppers to try new potato recipes (delivered by QR Code) with visually appetizing merchandisers and point-of-purchase signs that demonstrate...
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TAILGATE WITH SIDE DELIGHTS® POTATOES IN NEW ORLEANS

NEW Side Delights® A Cut Above® and Flavorables® product lines complete the perfect tailgate menu. San Francisco, CA (October 9, 2017) – As the growth of the value-added potato segment continues to outpace the category, produce and retail buyers will have the opportunity to taste the next, new favorite, quick-to-cook potato items on Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st at booth #1507 at the PMA Fresh Summit Convention & Expo in New Orleans. On this year’s tailgating menu, Fresh Solutions Network, the creators of Side Delights® potatoes, will be...
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From Zombie Skins and Chili Lime Potato Tacos to Recipes to Watch the World Series, Side Delights® Fall Promotions Hit a Home Run

Side Delights® monthly, in-store promotions attract shoppers with seasonal tie-ins for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Baseball. San Francisco, CA (August 23, 2017) – Fresh Solutions Network announces its fall promotions designed for shoppers who cook and entertain during this busy food-centric season. The monthly themed merchandisers and coordinating point-of-purchase signs will attract shoppers and increase retail potato sales. Thanksgiving’s reputation as a food driven holiday precedes itself, and according to NPD, the potato is the most commonly served item at Thanksgiving meals in the US. Additionally, sixty-nine percent of Americans plan...
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Side Delights® Steamables™ Continue to Outperform Competition and Launch New Duo Pack

Nielsen research confirms that category is strong and leading brand is outpacing competition San Francisco, CA  (August 8, 2017) –A recent study on the microwaveable/steamable fresh potato segment conducted by Nielsen FreshFacts® highlights the continuing positive performance of the steamables/microwavable segment led by Side Delights® Steamables™ which accounts for more than half of all dollar sales in the segment. Potatoes still lead as the #1 ranked vegetable based on volume sales, and the microwavable/steamable potato segment growth trend continues – up 12.6% in volume sales and up 28.4% in dollar...
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Side Delights® To Launch Farmers Table® Organic Russet Single Wrapped, Microwaveable Potato At Organic Produce Summit

New organic convenience product addresses two growing segments, appealing to Millennials and organic shoppers San Francisco, CA (July 10, 2017) – Fresh Solutions Network, LLC announces that it will be launching our new Side Delights® Farmer’s Table® Organic Russet single wrapped, microwaveable potato – a line extension to the Farmer’s Table Organic potato line up. The launch will take place at the Organic Produce Summit trade show, July 12-13, 2017 in Monterey, Calif. The sold-out exposition features 120 top producers of organic fresh fruits and vegetables, and more than 75...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® ANNOUNCES SUMMER POTATO PROMOTIONS

Monthly promotions inspire shoppers to celebrate summer occasions with Side Delights®  potatoes San Francisco, CA  (May 16, 2017) – Fresh Solutions Network (FSN) announces the launch of its Side Delights® celebration of summer promotional program with three promotions, one for each month of the season: “Meet Your New Flame” (June), “Star Spangled Steamables” (July) and “Grill Potatoes” (August). Each month-long promotion includes themed in-store merchandiser displays and colorful, coordinating point-of-purchase signage with QR codes featuring a unique Side Delights® recipe. “Summer is grilling season and the perfect time to prompt shoppers to add potatoes – America’s...
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SIDE DELIGHTS® ANNOUNCES NEW FOOD BLOGGER CHALLENGE

Blogger Challenge Focuses on Updating Potato Salad Recipes Starring Side Delights® Steamables™ Potatoes San Francisco, CA  (May 2, 2017) – Side Delights®, the creator of America’s #1 selling line of microwaveable potato bags, Side Delights® Steamables™, announced today a new food blogger influencer marketing program. Side Delights® is building on its successful food blogger collective to share unique branded potato recipes. The last challenge “#MashItOrSmashIt,” resulted in new recipes for the weeknight cook featuring Side Delights Steamables potatoes garnering nearly 2 million impressions in the 30 days following the challenge. This new challenge leverages...
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