Refrigerated display cases of attractively packaged, fresh, handmade sandwiches and salads beckon to noontime patrons on the run at Pret a Manger food shops in New York City. Travelers seeking gourmet fare in a hurry reach into similarly eye-catching food merchandisers at Cibo Express Gourmet Market units at seven U.S. airports. Refrigerated displays pioneered in the grocery industry are helping operators ply the lucrative niche of gourmet grab-and-go foodservice. They ...

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