Versatility on the Menu:
The foodservice category at c-stores is estimated to reach $12.2 billion in 2023, with hot snacks, chicken and pizza leading the way.
A premium, fully cooked product with a homemade look helps increase check averages; minimally processed and made with no artificial ingredients.
The brand has 93% awareness among consumers, and 75% say they like the brand.
We’re here to help you build your c-store into a foodservice destination.
As c-stores search for the magic formula that will boost in-store traffic and sales, foodservice has come to the forefront.
Adding more made-to-order items can offer a competitive advantage.
of consumers purchased made-to-order prepared foods in the past month, while 32% purchased grab-and-go/refrigerated; but 52% prefer made-to-order, indicating a gap in actual vs. preferred.
Data shows that 52% of consumers would like more restaurants/pizza establishments to offer premium toppings and ingredients.
Hillshire Farm toppings help satisfy your c-store customers. They come in a variety of flavors and formats that deliver superior coverage on pizzas and add premium flavor to wraps, burritos, pastas, tacos, Italian sandwiches, quesadillas, nachos and more. Great for any daypart!
Why THE Hillshire Farm BRAND?
Quality, taste and freshness are three of the attributes consumers say are most important to them when purchasing prepared foods in c-stores. Hillshire Farm® toppings are made with premium meats and deliver delicious flavor!
Foodservice saw sales grow 24.1% in 2021, and they are 10.6% higher than 2019 levels.
Overall, foodservice accounted for 22.5% of in-store sales in 2021, and now accounts for 35.5% of in-store gross profits.
A robust foodservice offer was the greatest predictor of in-store profit; stores in the top 10% for in-store operating profit have foodservice gross profits that were 7 times more than those in the bottom 10%.
purchased prepared food at a convenience store in the past month at an average of 3 times.
Made with quality ingredients; delivers less charring, curling and greasing for premium appeal.
Add a globally inspired flavor – great for today’s popular Mexican/Latin dishes; minimally processed and made with no artificial ingredients.
Par-cooked format makes it easy to use and reduces the food safety concerns of raw bacon...finishes while in the oven, spreading bacon flavor throughout a dish. A great value that’s more cost effective than fully cooked bacon.
Tyson Foodservice is the #1 supplier of pepperoni in the US.
Tyson Foodservice is the #2 supplier of pizza toppings in the US.
Hillshire Farm Meat Toppings Perk Up More Than Pizza
Increasingly, consumers are turning to c-stores for restaurant-quality items that compete with what quick-serve establishments serve.
For more information about Hillshire Farm meat toppings, visit https://www.tysonfoodservice.com/your-channel/convenience/c-store-products
Hillshire Farm® All Natural Italian Sausage Crumbles
HILLSHIRE FARM® Pepperoni
Hillshire Farm® All Natural Fully Cooked Pork Chorizo Crumbles
Hillshire Farm® Bakin' Bacon™ Par-Cooked Heat-N-Serve Topping
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1 – Foodservice IP 2021 Convenience Store Foodservice Report; 2 – NACS State of the Industry data released April 13, 2022; 3 – CSN 2022 Realities of the Aisle; 4 – The State of the Foodservice Biz – Technomic, Inc. 2021; 5 – Tyson Masterbrand BHT Results 2021; 6 – 2021 Technomic Prepared Foods Volumetric Study
As more and more consumers visit c-stores to make foodservice purchases, adding premium toppings can help attract those hungry for the quality fare they find at their favorite QSR or pizza restaurant.