S. Abraham & Sons to Debut FreshBite Café at Foodservice Showcase
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — S. Abraham & Sons Inc. (SAS) will launch the FreshBite Café at its annual Foodservice Showcase, scheduled to take place on Aug. 17 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.
The new concept brings all SAS foodservice offerings under a single umbrella and provides convenience store operators the opportunity to offer delicious meal solutions, as well as healthy, tasty snacking alternatives to its customers throughout the day, the company said.
Retailers can choose from a variety of meal solutions for breakfast, lunch or dinner featuring bakery sweets, cheeses, fruits and vegetables and many other healthy alternatives.
The SAS signature line of Fruit Ridge Farms fresh made wedge sandwiches, paninis, subs, salads, meal entrees, soups, veggie and fruit cups, meat snacks and pastries will be featured in the FreshBite Café.
The Foodservice Showcase will feature more than 50 exhibitors representing 70 product lines. It will highlight new programs that are available through SAS, including General Mills Yoplait Yogurt Parfait Kits, Dean Foods/Country Fresh Milk, Nitro Cold-Brew Coffee, Bob Evans single serve, Deli Express Market Salads, and Packaged Fresh Meat for retail by Chef’s Requested Meats.
Other programs featured at the show will include Hot off the Grill roller grill program, Fresh from the Deli cooler program, Showtime popcorn and Wisconsin Cheese. SAS signature Beantown and Joe coffee will be featured, along with Revolution Tea.
Retailers will have the opportunity to see new equipment in production, such as Bunn self-serve espresso equipment, Bunn infusion soft-heat brewing system and the Perfect Servings updated powdered cream and sugar program. Additionally, retailers can learn how their employees can receive Level 1 Serve Safe Certification Training.
Grand Rapids-based SAS is a grocery distributor servicing convenience, grocery, drug, campus retail, and small format stores in eight Midwest states.