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Growing Pains: Big Chains Post Strong Pandemic Sales, Struggle with Post-Pandemic Demand

Extra Helping: Foodservice Operators Tap More Tech to Propel Profits

Hot Streak: Restaurant Business Heats Up as Pandemic Winds Down

A Hearty Appetite for Automation: Top Restaurant Chains Tap Next-Gen Tech to Feed Sales

Snack and React:  Snacking Soars, Family Dining Dips as Foodservice Industry Reinvents Itself

Taking the Cake: Trending Flavors That Will Boost Dessert Sales

Leaner, Faster, Smarter: Menus Shrink, Drive-Thrus Pick Up Speed

Post-Pandemic Possibilities: A Plateful of Opportunities and Challenges

The Future of Functional: A Smorgasbord of Snack Sales for Foodservice Operators

Pecking Order: Record Chicken Sales Lead to Shortage

Stop and Grow: Big Chains Put Brakes on Waste, Boost Digital

Under Wraps: What’s Next for Off-Premises Packaging?

Pick-Me-Ups: Pizza Continues to Drive Off-Premises Profits and Possibilities

A Moveable Feast: Restaurant Chains Bid Goodbye to Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Rustling Up Resiliency: Top Chains Make Big Gains Despite Pandemic

The Rise of Ghost Kitchens: What to Know

Socially Delectable: Foodservice Operators Savor Social and Digital Channels

Restaurant Rock Stars: Serving Up Hope and Help During the Pandemic

Restaurants Redux: Foodservice Preps for Post-Pandemic Profits

Protein Power! The Future of Protein Alternatives in Foodservice

A Feast from the East: Asian Influences Add Flavor to Foodservice

All in Good Time: What Makes for a Winning LTO in 2021?

Sales Surge: Consumers Dig In to Foodservice Despite Pandemic

Restaurant Revenue Reimagined: Pandemic Dishes Out Disruption

Easy Does It: Restaurants Find Comfort Food Sales Satisfying

Sizzling Sales: Burger Chains Post Beefy Gains

Snacking Comes of Age: Understand Generational Preferences to Position Your Menu for Success

Opportunity Is Served: Foodservice Gets Taste of Better Days Ahead

Taste of Success: Building on Foodservice Wins in 2020

No Chickening Out: Big Chains Dig in to Win the Chicken Sandwich Wars

Business Booster: COVID-19 Vaccine Poised to Give Foodservice Sales a Shot in the Arm

Kitchen Heat: A Look Back at a Pressure-Cooker Year

The Skinny on Foodservice Innovation: Trim the Fat, Beef Up Technology

A Plateful of Potential: Foodservice Ingenuity Revives Revenue

Foodservice Turns Inside Out: Restaurants Reinvent Themselves for Off-Premises Business

Can’t Curb the Enthusiasm: Foodservice Consumers Brake for Curbside Pickup

Who’s in the Driver’s Seat? The Demographics of Delivery and Takeout

Hungry for Digital Sales: Pandemic Continues to Propel Foodservice Innovation Forward

Back to Basics: A Second Helping of Tried and True Feeds the Bottom Line

Power to the Pizza! A Foodservice Staple Continues to Drive Profits with Delivery

Safety Is Served: Foodservice Cooks Up Fresh Recipes for Success

Off-Premises Foodservice Here to Stay as Dining Rooms Reopen

Mixed Bag: Big Restaurant Chains Explore Recipes for Success During Pandemic

Devouring Digital: Major Chains Feast on Innovative Promotions

Drive and Determination: Big Chains Get Big Gains with Emphasis on Drive-Thrus

A Tale of Three QSRs: Taco Bell, McDonald's and Chick-fil-A Cook Up Menu Innovation

For the Love of Loyalty: Restaurant Chains Link Customers to More Rewards

Noncommercial Foodservice: Pandemic Prepared and Palate Pleasing

From Bust to Must:  Pitfalls and Profits in the COVID-19 Age

Stacking Up: Snacks Hit Sweet Spot for Sales During Pandemic

Don't Worry, Be Hungry: Consumers Hanker for Worry-Free Foodservice

Success to Go: Cooking Up Incentives to Whet Appetite for Delivery and Takeout

A Hunger for Safety: Digital Foodservice Links to Consumer Confidence

Carried Away: Takeout and Delivery Continue to Pick Up Speed Despite On-site Dining

At Your Service—Again: Restaurants Reset the Table for Success

Restaurants Shift Gears on Reopening, Turn to Off-Premises as COVID-19 Cases Pick Up

Big Slice of Success: Pizza Chains Deliver Sales During Pandemic

Second Helpings: Large Restaurant Chains Pile Up Sales Despite COVID-19

In Restaurants We Trust: New COVID-19 Cases Turn Up the Heat on Operator Credibility

Class Act: K–12 Foodservice Rises to the Challenges of COVID-19

Cooking Up Comebacks: Restaurants and Revenue on the Rebound

Turning the Tables: Restaurant Operations Prep to Reopen (Part 2)

Turning the Tables: Restaurant Operations Prep to Reopen (Part 1)

Reopening and Rethinking: Foodservice Steps Up to the Post-Coronavirus Plate

Full Steam Ahead: Delivery Foodservice Trend Faces Open Road in COVID-19 Crisis

New Directions: Off-Premise Innovation Steers Foodservice Sales During COVID-19 (Part 2)

New Directions: Off-Premises Innovation Steers Foodservice Sales During COVID-19 (Part 1)

All's Well That Delivers Wellness: Better-for-You Foodservice Trend Moves Forward with Meal Delivery

Stay In, Dig In: Family Meals Feed Need for Ease and Convenience

A Downturn’s Upside: Coronavirus Crisis Causes Outbreak of Good News and Goodwill at Foodservice Operations

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Meal Kits Feed the Need for At-Home Family Meal Solutions

Coping with COVID-19: How Foodservice Operators Can Serve Up Sales In Crisis

Sunny-Side Up: Breakfast Rises and Shines to Meet Growing Demand for Delivery

Plant-Based Foodservice Market Grows, Sprouts Debate

Oh Say Can You Z: Gen Z On Target to Bring More Traffic On Premises in the U.S.

Thirsty for Menu Innovation: Beverage Category Overflows with Potential

At The Culinary Crossroads: Non-Commercial Foodservice Trends

Market Bytes: Foodservice Tech Takes a Bigger Place at the Table

Wrap Up: Juicy Morsels from the 2019 Global Foodservice Year in Review

Bite Off a Higher Check Average with Snackable Menu Options

All Together Now: Driving Foodservice Sales On and Off Premises

Social Climber: Social Media Takes Foodservice Sales to New Heights

Salad Days: Ups and Downs Make Foodservice Salad Sales a Toss-Up

Next Course: A Feast of 2020 Foodservice Trends

Riding High: 2020 Foodservice Delivery Trends

Home Is Where the Food Is: Rising At-Home Meal Consumption Eats into Dining Out

Menu Innovation Elation: Inventive Flavor Profiles Add Savor to Sales

America the Multicultural: Ethnic Cuisine Flavors Menu Innovation

Trend Watch: Foodservice Trends and Innovations to Chew On

Size Wise: Smart Approaches to Small Plates and Desserts

Getting Carried Away: Takeout Foodservice Trend Takes Off to New Heights

Balancing Act: Snack Trends Walk Tightrope Between Good for You and Good Taste

Flights of Fancy: Chicken Menu Innovation Reaches New Heights

Delivering Solutions: Restaurant Operations Navigate Roadblocks To Delivery Growth

Brew-Ah-Ha! Menu Innovation Perks Up Sales for Coffee Chains

Stop and Go: Delivery Foodservice Trend Clears Bumps in the Road

Dishing on Developments: Shifting Strategies Serve Up Foodservice Sales

Munchable Moments: How Foodservice Operations Can Feed into the Consumer’s Decision-Making Process

Good Deal: Foodservice Consumers Savor Social Responsibility

Get Fresh: Consumers Are Crushing on the Freshness Foodservice Trend

Chefs Cook Up the Future of Fast Casual Restaurant Operations

Sizzling Sales: Foodservice Operations Flip for Burgers

Flying High: Foodservice Poultry Sales Soar

The Heat is On: Emerging Channels Feed Foodservice Competition

Bottoms Up: Non-Alcoholic Beverage Foodservice Trends Satisfy Thirst for Sales

Secret Sauce: Condiment and Sauce Trends Lay Foodservice Sales on Thick

Doing Well: Wellness Foodservice Trend Picks Up Speed in Meal Delivery Segment

Crowd-Pleaser: Catering Bulks Up the Bottom Line for Restaurant Operations

Growth Spurt: Plant-Based Proteins Flourish at Foodservice Operations

Rah-Rah Restaurant Operations: From Mixed Results to Robust Revenue

Flex Marks the Spot: Flexitarian Foodservice Trend Helps Boost Business

Get Smart: Artificial Intelligence Delivers Real Impact for Foodservice

Family Style: Foodservice Operations Innovate to Accommodate Young Families

On the Rise: 2019 Bakery Trends Help Foodservice Operations Make Dough

Ice Cream Flavor Trends Scoop Up Big Foodservice Sales

Scrambling for Sales: Breakfast Extends Beyond Morning Daypart to Wake Up Business

Making Bread: Sandwiches Pile On the Profits for Foodservice Operations

Off Peak, On Point: Driving Foodservice Traffic During Slow Periods

Street Smarts: Global Street Foods Boost Menu Innovation, Feed Bottom Line

Sweet Success: Catching Up with Confectionery Foodservice Trends

Piling It On: Foodservice Operations Feed on Optimization Trends

Plating Profits: 5 Emerging Concepts Cook Up Foodservice Trends

Up to Speed: Fast Food Restaurant Operations Shift to Meet Consumer Preferences

Fishing for Sales: A Wave of Seafood Foodservice Trends

Good Eats: Foodservice digs into Non-GMO options

Thinking inside the Box: Meal Kit Concepts Open New Foodservice Horizons

What’s Cooking? Four Innovative Foodservice Concepts Poised to Pan Out in a Big Way

2019 Tech Trends: Technology Takes a Bigger Place at the Foodservice Table

Food Flight: 2019 Foodservice Trends Ready for Takeoff

Chew in Review: Foodservice Looks Back at 2018 ETHNIC Flavor Trends

Rise and Deliver: Breakfast Digs Into the Delivery Foodservice Trend

Think Drink: Beverages help Boost Foodservice Business

made to order: A Fresh Look at Online Restaurant Reviews

Snack Growth Helps Restaurants Bite Into a Higher Check Average

Avocados Amplified: From Toast to Top Foodservice Trend

The Experiential Edge: Foodservice Carves Out More Sales with Experience

Today’s Specials: Specialty Snack Trends Top Millennial Menus

Hungry for More: Millennial Dining Market Eats Up Experiential Concepts

Tasteful Offices: Foodservice Operations-Turned-Work Spaces Plate Profits

Drone Home: Next Gen Foodservice Delivery Takes Flight

Pop-Up Power: Pop-Up Snack Shops Feed on a Strong Foodservice Trend

Late Boomers: Baby Boomer-Focused Foodservice poised to Flourish

Time and A-Gen: Next-Gen Restaurant Operations

GrubHub Delivers Growth, Feasts on Foodservice Market Share

Investors Step Up to the Plate for Foodservice Innovation (Part 2)

No Retain, No Gain: How Savvy Restaurant Operations Bring Customers Back to the Table

Going the Extra Mile: Foodservice Success Driven By More than Delivery

An Appetite for Apps: Digging in to Digital foodservice trends (part 2)

Investors Step Up to the Plate for Foodservice Innovation (Part 1)

Delivery-Only Restaurants Steer Foodservice in New Direction

Get Unreal: Virtual Foodservice Trends Poised to Produce Real Profits

An Appetite for Apps: Digging in to Digital Foodservice Trends (Part 1)

Fast Facts: Catching Up with QSR Foodservice Trends

Menu Innovation Elation: Elevating Menus Helps Lift Sales

On Course: Restaurant Operations Cook Up A Promising Future

Global Snack Trends Open a World of Opportunities

Foodservice for Thought: Millennials Put Value and Values at Top of Menu

Taste Trends: Doing Millennial Snack Fans a Flavor (Or Two, Or Three, Or More!)

The Pluses of Pulses: A Plant-Based Snack Trend Grows

Wake-Up Call: Breakfast-Inspired Menu Innovation Creates a Stir

Go Time: Foodservice Operations Arrive at Takeout and Delivery Solutions

Sweet Talk: Consumers Love Sweet Snack Trends

Hot Stuff: 2018 Summer Foodservice Trends

To Catch a Unicorn: Colorful Foodservice Trend Captures Millennial Market

Fruitful Business: Fruit and Veggie Snack Trend Grows Stronger

Taste Test: Small Foodservice Operations Nourish New Concepts

Mediterranean Flavors Spice Up Foodservice Sales

Plant-Based Snack Trend Sprouts Better-for-You Business

Meal Kits Offered in Stores Bite into Foodservice Market Share

Millennial Snack Trends Take a Bite Out Of Mealtime Business

The Feel Deal: Texture Hits the Sweet Spot as a Snacking Trend

Big Data Gives Foodservice Operators Lots to Chew On

Going with the Grain: Whole Grains Help Grow Foodservice Sales

Gotta Love It: Social Media Feeds the Need for Menu Innovation

Convenience Accelerated: Foodservice Technology Fast-Tracks Sales

Smart Bites: Limited Time Offers, Limitless Opportunities

Sales Pick Up Speed at Fast-Fine Foodservice Operations

Jams, Jellies and Preserves Make Sales Stick for Foodservice Operators

Taste Tempests Ahead: 2018 Snack and Foodservice Trends Forecast

Mindful Eating Snack Trend Gives Foodservice Operators Food for Thought

Growth Spurt: Micro Restaurant Operations Stand Tall Among Big Chains

The Power of Peanut Butter: How a Foodservice Staple Still Spreads Sales Around

The Lowdown on High Tech: How Foodservice Innovation Feeds the Bottom Line

Fast Casual and Fast-Food Chains Shift Sales into High Gear (Part 2)

Fast Casual and Fast-Food Chains Shift Sales into High Gear (Part 1)

Foodservice Wake-Up Call: Cereal Struggles to Bowl over Consumers

Bodacious Bodega: Controversial Startup Feeds Millennial Snack Needs

Donuts, Dollars, Diversification: How a Foodservice Classic Keeps Sales Sweet

Keep on Truckin’: Millennial-Driven Mobile Foodservice Trends

Noshing on Nostalgia: Snacking Staples Take the Cake

Digging Into the Millennial Snacker Mindset, Part 2

Food Halls Cater to Millennials with Menu Innovation

Food for Forethought: Setting the Table for a Successful Future

No Kidding: Children Have Serious Impact on Snack Trends

Mom Knows Best: Millennial Mom Snack Trends Set the Table for Sales

Making Dough: Cashing In on the In-Store Bakery Foodservice Trend

Falling for Another Flavor: Consumers Cool to Pumpkin Spice, Get Sappy for Maple

Cool New Asian-Inspired Ice Cream Snack Trend is on a Roll

Fresh Perspective: C-Stores Strive for an “A” in Fresh Grab-and-Go Options

Spotlight Interview #6: Patty Mitchell, CRC, CMB, Senior Executive Chef, Mondelez International:  Shareable Ultimate Dessert and Snack Trends

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