Ready-To-Serve Meals, Snacks, Sauces
Ready-to-serve meals are rapidly becoming more popular internationally, especially in industrialized nations. Annual growth rates of 20% are normal in this segment.
|Convenience food from the consumer's perspective|
|Controlling the parameters of automated processes with effective measuring instruments|
|Chilled meals, sauces, snacks|
New production processes and logistics methods have increased the quality and taste of these products to new heights. The customer expects meals which are produced by specialists designed to provide good taste and healthy nutrition.
A distinction is made between frozen and simply chilled ready-to-serve meals. Ready-to-serve sauces are also available and can be combined with pasta, rice or potato products to create a quick meal.
Another popular product in this segment is snacks. Formerly reserved for the evening, products from this segment are now often used throughout the day. These products are typically prepared in oil.