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Autumn Appetites: Consumers Fall for a Shift in Seasonal Flavors

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Oct 4, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Pumpkin spice, anyone? Yep, it’s that time of year again. Summer is winding down, the temperature is dropping, and a cornucopia of fall flavors are cropping up on menus and store shelves everywhere.

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Topics: Trends, Seasonal, Menu, Flavors & Ingredients, Menu Strategy, Recipes, Culinary, Limited Time Offers (LTOs)

Hot Sellers: Summer Flavor Forecast Calls for Wave of Appetite-Whetting Trends

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Jun 21, 2022 8:00:00 AM

We can’t help but feel it—a surging wave of summer vibes after two years of pent-up passion for all the flavors and fun of a season associated with good times and great tastes. The rollback of restrictions is sure to release the foodservice floodgates as menu innovation makes the most of a season of opportunity for sizzling sales. 

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Topics: Trends, Seasonal, Better-for-You, Menu, Menu Strategy, Health & Wellness, Culinary, COVID-19, Coronavirus

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

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Mar 30, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Looking for flavorful culinary concepts to add international flair to your menu mix? Go east for a feast of ideas and inspiration.

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Topics: Trends, College & University, Creative Inspiration, Flavors & Ingredients, Culinary, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Fast-Casual Restaurant

Easy Does It: Restaurants Find Comfort Food Sales Satisfying

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Mar 9, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Comfort foods stand the test of time because they feed a perennial need for gratifying flavor experiences that offer respite from everyday cares and concerns. Survey data shows that 78% of consumers surveyed (84% of millennials) snack for a sense of comfort.1 What’s more, a majority say snacks are just as important to their mental (71%) and emotional (70%) well-being as their physical well-being.

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Topics: Trends, Foodservice Industry, Menu Strategy, Recipes, Culinary, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Fast-Casual Restaurant

Bodacious Bodega: Controversial Startup Feeds Millennial Snack Needs

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Jan 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Two ex-Googlers are going big with a new concept that could challenge the small mom-and-pop shops from which it takes its name. Bodega has arrived, and it could help drive the digitized gentrification and automation of foodservice.

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Topics: Millennials, Snacking, Trends, Restaurant Concepts, Culinary

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