The NGA Show - Foodservice

2019 Foodservice

Creating a Winning Recipe for a Meal Kits Program

Considering a meal kits program?  Non store-based suppliers are struggling creating an opportunity for innovative independents. Find out what's involved in rolling out a new initiative or upgrading an exiting program.

Speakers:
  • Rob Wilson, Managing Director and Partner, L.E.K. Consulting

Tuesday, February 26
9:00 AM - 9:25 AM
Room 28AB

Food Safety  –  A Critical Ingredient of Prepared Foods

Education Partner: Food Marketing Institute
Learn how to protect your business and your brand, and comply with local, state and federal food regulations, including FSMA. Discover how shoppers respond to food safety programs and how consumer confidence in your prepared foods can positively impact sales.

Speakers:
  • Hilary Thesmar, Chief Food & Product Safety Officer & Senior Vice President of Food Safety Programs, Food Marketing Institute

Tuesday, February 26
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Room 28AB

Prepared Foods – What’s Next? 

Convenience driven shoppers have driven changes in the types of products, assortment and packaging seen in prepared foods. What’s next for foods to go? We’ll preview coming trends in flavors, hot items and take-away options.

Tuesday, February 26
10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Room 28AB

Grocerant Success Stories –  Converting Shoppers to Diners

Education Partner: International Dairy Deli Bakery Association
An overview of pertinent industry trends feeding both meal kit creation and grocerants in grocery retail stores- what they are, what they mean and who they are targeted toward. Talk will highlight specific trend themes as well as demographic information that supports and furthers those trends. Highlights from What's In Store 2019 and other IDDBA research projects. 

Tuesday, February 26
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Room 28AB

With over 60 specialized educational workshops led by retailers for retailers and more than 400 companies on our EXPO floor showcasing innovative and game-changing products and solutions, The NGA Show provides countless opportunities to learn from your peers and other industry thought leaders. Bring your whole team to The NGA Show and bring home ideas that will drive profitable growth for your company.