The Foodservice Industry“Tightening It’s Belt” April 23, 2002 Presented by: Micheal J. Helm
What Situations Caused the Belt to be Tightened? • DOT COM’s • The Tragedies of 9/11
How Did 9/11 Effect our Poultry Suppliers? • Judgment Day • Consolidation / Cleansing of the Industry • Focus on Industry growth through accountability
The After Effects of 9/11 • SAFETY & SECURITY • HEIGHTEN AWARENESS
Distribution Expectations of the Poultry Industry • Develop partnerships that are mutually beneficial to our industry. • Produce wholesome products for our customers’ consumption. • A professional sales team with knowledge of both products and the foodservice industry.
Key Elements to Increase Poultry Consumption in Foodservice • Food Safety is PARAMOUNT • Repeat Business is IMPERATIVE • Increase Consumption into all DAY PARTS
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