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Non-Alcoholic Beverages Create Excitement on Foodservice Menus

Learn about current beverage trends in 2023 and find new ideas for restaurant mocktails and for the non-alcoholic beverage market.

Creative Dessert Images Capture ‘Likes’—and Drive Sales

Learn more about the great benefits of restaurant Instagram marketing and unique Instagrammable desserts for food businesses.

Add Appeal to Desserts with Cookie Inclusions

Learn about the best-selling cookies, cookie dessert trends, and some great ideas for restaurants to incorporate cookies into menus.

Ice Cream Offers a Nostalgic Platform for Innovation

Learn about the latest dessert menu and ice cream trends for restaurants. Mondelēz has menu idea insights for the approaching summer.

Snacking and Socialization: A Successful Formula for Serving Customers in 2023

Struggling to boost on-premise sales? The solution could involve offering games and other activities, coupled with shareable and snack-focused menu items.

Global Street Foods Offer Portable Culinary Experiences

Global trends around street foods are having an increasing impact on restaurant menus in 2023 and beyond. Learn more about these trends.

Breakfast Opportunities Evolve in Wake of Pandemic

Learn about the latest breakfast trends, brunch options, and trending menu ideas to optimize your restaurants from Mondelēz’s experts.

Breakfast Bounce Back: Morning Daypart Serves Up Fresh Start

The morning daypart is in the midst of a resurgence, as shown by the U.S. expansion of OEB Breakfast Co. and Denny's acquisition of Keke's Breakfast Cafe.

Franchise Frenzy: The Boom in Fast-Casual Segment Franchise Opportunities

In 2022, franchise restaurant locations may offer more branded menu items, ordering options and other new elements to help boost business.

Labor Challenges and the Impact They’re Having on the Road to Recovery

Commercial and noncommercial foodservice sales seem poised to increase—if labor issues don’t derail operations and profitability.

Time-Tested: Which Pandemic Practices Could Become Permanent?

Find out what adjustments operators across the country made during the pandemic—and how those moves are now helping them increase business.

Power Breakfast: What Consumers Want (Now) from This All-Important Meal

Discover which flavor, format and other breakfast trends today’s consumers want commercial and noncommercial foodservice, micro market and vending operators to provide.

Hot Streak: Restaurant Business Heats Up as Pandemic Winds Down

Applebee's, Chipotle and Dave & Buster's are among the major restaurant chains on the rebound. Learn how they're cooking up post-pandemic profitability.

Taking the Cake: Trending Flavors That Will Boost Dessert Sales

Tapping into trending tastes and ingredients can help you offer buzzworthy desserts, which will make your menu stand out from the competition.

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

Restaurants met evolving off-premises packaging needs last year. But are they ready to address new outdoor dining demands this summer?

The Rise of Ghost Kitchens: What to Know

Find out how ghost kitchens are helping both established restaurants and new dining concepts make delivery a cost-effective option.

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

The pandemic has altered operators’ approach to limited time offers. Find out why—and what consumers want from LTOs now.

A Hunger for Safety: Digital Foodservice Links to Consumer Confidence

As consumer confidence drops with the rise in COVID-19 cases, restaurants leverage digital innovations for contactless delivery. Explore key strategies.

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

Learn why national restaurant brands are rebounding from the COVID-19 crisis while sales at small chains and independent restaurants remain sluggish.

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

Restaurants are stepping up to the plate during the COVID-19 pandemic to help others. Explore a few examples of goodwill that have emerged from the crisis.

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