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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

The Millennial Snacking Effect

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on May 19, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Trendsetting millennials know exactly what they want when it comes to snack foods. We’ve posted about the four distinctive types of millennial snackers, and this large consumer group continues to inspire trends.

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Topics: Millennials, Loyalty, Single-Serve, RITZ, Demographic, Recipes, snacks, Culinary

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