Do you manage a convenience market in San Francisco? Or maybe you own a small deli off the Coast of Mendocino, or just opened a cafe-restaurant business in Napa Valley? No matter what your business type, every foodservice business looks for Food and Labor Cost Savings.

Managing food waste, implementing a 90 day trial period for new employees, or fine-tuning your pricing structure are all great ways to cut costs. It’s finding the right combination of costs savings without compromising your quality standards or impacting your businesses unique points of difference that can be tricky.

While some cost-saving decision may be tough to make, others are no-brainers like controlling labor costs by offering your patrons pre-packaged grab-n-go items. Instead of buying in bulk and paying an employee to repackage salads, soups or entrees into retail containers for your grab-n-go offering, try introducing pre-packaged manufactured goods.

Will’s Fresh Foods is the perfect example of a reputable manufacturer who has recently begun offering pre-packaged retail salads. With the same quality ingredients, and fresh flavor as Will’s bulk salads, now Will’s has come out with a full range of retail salads, perfect for grab-n-go. You save in packaging costs, labor costs, and best of all these new retail salads are conveniently available through your favorite distributor, Mike Hudson Distributing.

Food and Labor Cost Savings Retail Salads:


San Francisco Style Potato Salad: Thin slices of tenderly cooked potatoes blended with rich, creamy whole egg mayonnaise, onions, and pickles. A 50-year traditional favorite!
Bowtie Pesto Salad: Homemade Pesto sauce highlights the bowtie pasta and fresh veggies for a great salad or side dish to be paired with grilled chicken or fish.
Roasted Corn & Jalapeno Salad: A combination of Roasted Corn with Black and Cannellini Beans, Peppers, fresh cilantro in a light Lime dressing. Just enough roast and just enough heat. A Southwestern treat! Great as a salad topper or garnish for enchiladas.

Will’s Fresh Foods Points of Difference:

1.       All Natural – no added preservatives or flavors

2.       24-day guaranteed shelf life

3.       Fresh made – produced to order for Mike Hudson Distributing

4.       High profits –unpack and fill your grab n’ go deli case

These products help you limit food waste and reduce labor costs. You might also find you have more time to concentrate on tasks like improving your level of service or training and cross-training employees.

Are you interested in front of the house, labor-saving retail salads? If so, contact your MHD sales rep, or call our office to order samples. Your kitchen staff with thank you.

We strive to provide Food and Labor Cost Savings for Your Foodservice Business. Introducing Will’s Fresh Foods retail salads to your business is a great way to cut food and labor costs without sacrificing your businesses quality standards.