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

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Dec 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The pandemic has put a spotlight on off-premises business as major chains and independent operators strive to whip up recipes for success under challenging circumstances. Capacity restrictions, shutdowns and consumer safety concerns may have stalled in-store traffic, but the off-premises revenue engine continues to steer foodservice in the direction of delivery and takeout.

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Topics: Millennials, Trends, Gen Z, Foodservice Industry, Menu, Demographic, Menu Strategy, COVID-19, Coronavirus

Mash-Up Mania: Sorting Through a Marvelously Muddled Foodservice Trend

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Aug 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Snacking is in a state of flux. Its frequency is accelerating (94% of survey respondents snack at least once daily;1 one in four millennial snackers partake four or more times a day2) as shifting demographics and busy lifestyles upend traditional eating patterns. As a result, foodservice operations face new challenges and opportunities to satisfy a seemingly insatiable demand for tantalizingly unique flavor experiences.

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Topics: Millennials, Snacking, Quick Service Restaurant, Casual Dining Restaurant, Gen Z, OREO, Demographic

Behave Yourself! How Understanding Snacking Behavior Can Help Spur Sales

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Jul 24, 2017 8:00:00 AM

There’s a lot of buzz these days about snack trends. A smorgasbord of juicy buzzwords, including grab-and-go, wellness, mash-up, hybrid, clean label, international inspiration and numerous others, feeds the need for foodservice operators to keep pace with consumer demand for menu innovation.

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Topics: Trends, National, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack, Better-for-You, Consumer, Demographic

Older and Wiser: Snacking Trends of the Maturing Millennial Market

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Jun 26, 2017 8:00:00 AM
With the global market for snacks expected to reach $138.2 billion by 2020 -- a significant jump from $94.5 billion in 2015 -- the snacking industry seems poised to grow stronger and more vibrant. 1 And with 94% of Americans snacking at least once a day, it’s easy to see why we should expect the snack fest to continue. 2
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Topics: Millennials, National, Snack, Gen X, Baby Boomers, Demographic

Snack Surge: How Millennials Shape Tomorrow’s Snack Trends

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on May 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

The future of snacking is shaping up to be a feeding frenzy for foodservice operators. The boundary between meals and snacks continues to blur, with snacks replacing meals 37% of the time and robust sales of snack brands helping the CPG industry register its greatest growth in four years.1

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Topics: Millennials, Mobile, Snack, Better-for-You, belVita Breakfast Biscuits, Demographic

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