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Deli Counter in Grocery Stores

A deli counter in a grocery store is the section of the store that sells various cut meats and cheeses. These departments vary in size and range of products depending on the store, but in general, they provide customers with fresh meats from cattle, pork, poultry, and turkey, as well as various cheeses from markets spanning the United States and abroad, and prepared foods that are generally served hot. According to the U.S. Dairy Export Council, deli meats are the single most popular item sold at deli counters today, and deli meat sales account for roughly one third of all deli sales. Deli workers are responsible for everything from the cutting and wrapping of meats to using proper sanitation measures and customer satisfaction. All deli ...

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