Walmart Offering On-the-Go Sushi

Bridget Goldschmidt
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Walmart Offering On-the-Go Sushi
A Hissho on the Go sushi display at a Walmart deli in Charlotte, N.C.

Walmart has teamed with Hissho Sushi on Hissho on the Go, a new commissary program that will provide fresh sushi across theCharlotte, N.C., metro area.

Specially trained sushi chefs using fresh ingredients willhand-roll Hissho on the Go sushi daily at a single commissary site. Therolls will then be immediately delivered to Walmart delis in the area, where shopperscan conveniently pick them up while shopping.

“It’s exciting to see sushi pushing the boundaries of where customersexpect to see our rolls,” said Corey Wilde, VP of businessdevelopment at Charlotte-based Hissho, the second-largest sushi provider in thecountry. “And increasingly we’re forming uniquepartnerships with markets across the country who see the value of offering aconvenient, high-quality and on-the-go meal option that their shopperscrave.”

To begin with, shoppers will be able to choose from eight roll varieties at three pricepoints: $5, $7 and $9. Hissho on the Go will offer such popular options as Krispy Krab and California rolls, in addition to Spicy RedPepper and Crunchy Shrimp rolls.

“Hissho Sushi is proud to lead the industry and provide restaurant-qualitymeal options when and where customers want to enjoy them,” added Wilde.“And we’re proud to serve partners like Walmart, as they evolve their owngrocery experience for the shopper.”

Bentonville, Ark.-based Walmart operates more than 11,300 stores under 58 banners in 27 countries, and ecommerce websites, employing 2.2 million-plus associates worldwide. The company is No. 1 on Progressive Grocer’s 2019 Super 50 list of the top grocers in the United States.

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