convenience food


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convenience food

n.
A prepackaged food that can be prepared quickly and easily.

convenience food

n
(Cookery) food that needs little preparation, esp food that has been pre-prepared and preserved for long-term storage

conven′ience food`


n.
any packaged food, as frozen food or instant cereal, that can be prepared quickly and easily.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.convenience food - any packaged dish or food that can be prepared quickly and easily as by thawing or heating
solid food, food - any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink"
TV dinner - a meal that is prepared in advance and frozen; can be heated and served
ready-mix - a commercial preparation containing most of the ingredients for a dish
delicatessen, delicatessen food - ready-to-eat food products
takeaway, takeout, takeout food - prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises; "in England they call takeout food `takeaway'"
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Now Convenience Food Systems (CFS) reports it has developed a new method to make juicier ribs at a significantly lower cost.
TANFIELD FOODS has been acquired by the Leeds-based manufacturers behind convenience food brands such as Aunt Bessies and Campbell's.
The market for frozen convenience foods will grow 2% by year-end to reach sales of $17 billion in 2010, fueled by a trio of strong performing categories that have offered products able to compete on the basis of freshness and quality with fresh convenience food, according to Frozen Convenience Foods in the U.
Greencore, one of Europe's leading convenience food and malt producers, has announced the acquisition of two UK based businesses, which will strengthen its position in both the foodservice and convenience store sectors.
GREENCORE has merged its two food divisions into a new unit renamed Convenience Food.
is that you can start with a convenience food and do a little doctoring with a twist and a few tricks and come up with recipes that taste as if they're made from scratch.
The tale cuts to the heart of a modern phenomenon regarding the increasing dependence on convenience food, not just in Japan, but worldwide, a dependence that has firm roots right in the heart of Kansai.
The division's best known brands include the snack Bite to Eat and the Heat to Eat convenience food product.
Byline: RUTH BREEZE, a community dietician for south Warwickshire looks at choosing convenience food that's good for you
The growing importance of convenience is driving food choice which is driving the demand for convenience food globally.
Northern Foods has stepped up its share of the convenience food market after swallowing a Midlands producer in a pounds 26.
The ``Complete Guide to Convenience Food Counts: Using-Off-the Shelf Foods to Create Delicious, Healthy Meals,'' by Lea Ann Holzmeister (American Diabetes Association; $16.