Holiday pairings boost Side Delights

Holiday pairings boost Side Delights

Plant-based meals are increasingly popular, and San Francisco-based Side Delights is offering shoppers ideas for festive pairing with potato dishes.

Plant-based meals sales grew by 28% and were worth $210 million dollars in 2018, according to a news release. Side Delights, potato and onion products marketed by Fresh Solutions Network, offer consumers a chance to continue the plant-based trend during the holidays. The Side Delights website makes suggestions for pairing wine and other holiday food with potato products.

“An increasing number of shoppers are integrating vegetarian, whole foods, and plant-based diets into their holiday meal planning,” Kathleen Triou, president and CEO of Fresh Solutions Network. said in the release. “Side Delights’ mashed, baked fries and homemade chips pair well not only with wine, but also bring out the best in any holiday meal.” 

For example, the release said The Fat Cork website recommends pairing homemade oven fries or thick-cut potato chips with Champagne. 

Side Delights also offers a recipe for baked fries.

Find Side Delights’ recipes at


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