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Steven Johnson
  • Tacoma, WA
  • United States
  • Foodservice Solutions
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Title
Grocerant Guru
Company
Foodservice Solutions
Website
http://www.grocerants.blogspot.com
What best describes my company
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Interests
Consulting, Investing
Personal Quote
Success Leaves Clues, ready-2-eat and heat-N-eat are two clues.
Biography
Steven Johnson has been a restaurant franchisee and concept developer, is globally recognized for his blog “The Grocerant.” An industry expert in alternative channels of food distribution, he is Grocerant Guru at Foodservice Solutions® specializing in the “grocerant” niche in both fresh and prepared foods. The “grocerant” concept includes grocery stores offering Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat foods too convenience stores, restaurants and now even the drug store sector. The foundation of Johnson’s work in the channel are the 5 P’s of food marketing: Product, Packaging, Placement, Portability and Price. He holds a Master of Science in Food Marketing with distinction from Saint Joseph’s University, and a Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of San Francisco. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the International Business School Honor Society. Johnson has received numerous awards including 3 EMMEY, awarded by 3M for “Outside the box” thinking and team leadership.
Years in the Industry
25

Steven Johnson's Blog

Restaurant Food Channel Disruptions Continue to Garner Strength.

Who’s after restaurateurs food dollars and why they should care. While food consumers are a highly fragmented group there are universal commonalities creating channel disruptions. Consumers want what they want when they want it! Today it is all…

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Posted on June 20, 2012 at 12:50pm

Is your Restaurant like Kodak Camera or a Disney movie?

I have you noticed that Kodak is nearly out of business. Growing up in the 1960’s and ‘70’s, every family had a Kodak Camera and I still have one of mine. Those yellow boxes were everywhere and getting your very own Kodachrome camera…

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Posted on January 5, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

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