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Stacking Up: Snacks Hit Sweet Spot for Sales During Pandemic

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

Snacking trends may evolve, but America’s appetite for snacks continues to feed the bottom line in a big way. The pandemic hasn't slowed our penchant for snacking, though it has changed what we consume—and when, where and how we do it.

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Topics: Snacking, Trends, Snack, Better-for-You, Foodservice Industry, Menu, Food & Beverage, Sales & Profitability

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Meal Kits Feed the Need for At-Home Family Meal Solutions

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Apr 28, 2020 8:00:00 AM

In a foodservice marketplace where the appetite for value, quality and convenience seems to keep growing, meal kits offer time-strapped and homebound consumers welcome options for easy-to-prepare home-cooked meals.

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Topics: Meal Kits, Menu, Food & Beverage, Packaging

Sunny-Side Up: Breakfast Rises and Shines to Meet Growing Demand for Delivery

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Apr 14, 2020 8:40:01 AM

As they scramble to make the most of the delivery phenomenon, foodservice operations seem to be waking up in a big way to the sales potential of breakfast delivery.

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Topics: Technology, Millennials, Trends, Mobile, Brunch, Casual Dining Restaurant, Delivery, Breakfast, Snack, Grab-and-Go, Convenience, Foodservice Industry, Menu, Distribution, Menu Strategy, Food & Beverage, Sales & Profitability

No Kidding: Children Have Serious Impact on Snack Trends

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Dec 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Once upon a time, before snacking became a daily activity for 94% of Americans surveyed1 and a convenient meal replacement for on-the-go millennials,2 the snacking landscape seemed populated predominantly by little kids with big appetites for tide-you-over treats. With so much attention focused on millennials and their transformative impact on the foodservice industry, we can lose sight of the fact that kids still help drive snack sales and foodservice trends.

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Topics: Millennials, Snack, Gen X, Better-for-You, Foodservice Industry, Food & Beverage

Cool New Asian-Inspired Ice Cream Snack Trend is on a Roll

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Nov 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Given the insatiable millennial appetite for exciting new flavor experiences and interesting twists on traditional favorites, a fresh idea in ice cream should be milked for all it’s worth—and it could be worth a lot. According to the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), about 1.54 billion gallons of ice cream and related frozen desserts were produced in 2015 alone, and the average American consumes more than 23 pounds of ice cream yearly.1

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Topics: Desserts, Millennials, Global, Shakes/Frozen Beverages, OREO, Food & Beverage, ice cream

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