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4 Trending Ways to Elevate Snacks

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Dec 22, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Consumers have been eating more frequently throughout the day; 64% regularly replace at least one meal with a snack, according to Mondelēz International’s annual State of Snacking™ report.

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Topics: Millennials, Snacking, Appetizers/Snacks, Gen Z, Creative Inspiration, Branded Ingredients, Consumer Behavior, Foodservice, Healthful Snacking, State of SnackingTM Report, Comfort, Ingredients

Smaller, Faster, Smarter: Automated Restaurant Formats Feed the Future of Foodservice

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Dec 20, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Spurred on by the pandemic, the foodservice industry shifted from sampling automation technologies to feasting on them as touchless solutions to labor shortages and platforms for safer, more streamlined operations.

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Topics: Technology, Trends, Takeout, Sales & Profitability, Operations, Off-Premises, Touchless

Can-Do Kiosks: Major Chains Tap Kiosk Technology to Alleviate Labor Shortage

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Dec 13, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Foodservice operators may be feasting on opportunities as the pandemic retreats, but economic challenges persist. One of the toughest to swallow is the labor shortage.

September was ripe with a robust harvest of hiring for restaurant jobs, signaling a light at the end of the tunnel. But while job seekers filled more than 60,000 positions then, October stood in stark contrast. Just 6,000 were filled in October—less than a tenth of the hires for September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.1

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Topics: Technology, Trends, Quick Service Restaurant, Sales & Profitability, Operations, Fast-Casual Restaurant, Off-Premises, Digital/Online Ordering

Yummy Yesteryear: Nostalgia Comforts Consumers, Nourishes Sales

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Dec 6, 2022 8:00:00 AM

All’s well that ends in wellness seems to be the mantra of the moment for foodservice operators. In an increasingly wellness-oriented market, where the pandemic has heightened consumer awareness of the connection between food and function, the feeding frenzy of buzz for better-for-you foodservice trends makes perfect sense.

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Topics: Better-for-You, Health & Wellness, Sales & Profitability, Operations, Fast-Food Restaurants, Comfort

How to Effectively Promote Your Holiday Menu

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Nov 29, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Food plays an integral role in a number of fall and winter celebrations—Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are the top holidays consumers associate with special dishes, flavors and eating occasions.1

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Topics: Promotions, Marketing & Communications, Takeout, Meal Kits, Dessert, Holidays, Seasonal, NILLA Wafers, NABISCO GRAHAMS, Customer Experience, Menu Strategy, Limited Time Offers (LTOs)

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Five Flavor & Food Trends for 2023

Five Flavor & Food Trends for 2023

See what our Brand Ambassadors say will be big taste trends in the year ahead.
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