Gen Z

Asian Flavors & Formats Feed Dessert Inspiration

Flavors found in a number of dishes traditionally served in Southeast Asia are helping to inspire creative dessert menu options with widespread appeal.

Consumer Snacking Is Mindful, Not One-Size-Fits-All

Consumers are taking a more mindful approach to determine their snacking preferences. Our State of Snacking report studied consumer preferences from around the world.

4 Trending Ways to Elevate Snacks

Tweaking familiar dishes to include a new flavor or format could be the menu addition that will pique consumer interest and help increase sales.

Leveraging TikTok’s Influence in the Foodservice Industry

With short videos and a sizable foodie fan base, TikTok can be an effective way to promote their menu items and other dining experience aspects.

4 Tips for Crafting a Winning Dessert LTO

Seasonal flavors, familiar brands and other elements can turn the introduction of your summer limited-time offer dessert items into a can’t-miss event.

Time-Honored Elements from Latin Cuisine Are Enhancing Dessert Menus

Find out what traditional flavors from cuisine that originated in Mexico and other Latin countries are being incorporated into today’s desserts.

Frozen Treats Coming in Hot This Summer

Frozen desserts can help restaurants attract customers during the summer months — particularly if they feature today’s top flavor and other trends.

Snacking Comes of Age: Understand Generational Preferences to Position Your Menu for Success

Snacking has increased in recent years. Here’s how to customize your offerings to satisfy the unique preferences of every generation.

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

Younger consumers are most receptive to restaurant takeout and delivery. Learn key demographics driving the growth of off-premise business during COVID-19.

Stay In, Dig In: Family Meals Feed Need for Ease and Convenience

Sheltering families are hungry for convenient, budget-friendly meals. Explore the foodservice trend of family-oriented takeout and delivery options.

Smart Bites: Limited Time Offers, Limitless Opportunities

Limited-time offers are a key aspect of menu innovation that helps drive a higher check average. Learn how foodservice operators maximize their effectiveness.

Taste Tempests Ahead: 2018 Snack and Foodservice Trends Forecast

Foodservice is heating up as it heads into 2018. Discover how demand for spicy flavor combinations is ushering in the New Year with bold menu innovation.

Brand Slam: Covering the Bases of Branded Snack Trends

Explore the challenges and opportunities facing big foodservice brands as they adapt to the millennial snack trends that help drive menu innovation.

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

Explore mash-up snack trends and the demographic and cultural factors driving them, plus tips and insights to tailor menu innovation to meet consumer demand.

Serving up Success at Restaurant Operations

Explore a trove of consumer data on millennial dining and foodservice trends to help restaurant operations drive menu innovation and a higher check average..

Applying Well-Being Snack Trends in Business | Spotlight Interview

Gain insight into well-being snack trends and millennial snack consumption from an expert with more than two decades of experience in the foodservice industry.

X-TRA Hot Foodservice Trends of Generation X

Gain insight into the too-often-overlooked Generation X, its purchasing power, snack trends and influence on menu innovation.

Booming Business: Baby Boomer Snacking Trends

Stats, tips and insights to help foodservice and restaurant operations capitalize on baby boomer snack trends.

Z's Please: 5 Things Foodservice Must Know to Boost Gen Z Business

Stats and tips to help foodservice and restaurant operations tap into snacking trends in the emerging Gen Z market.

Snacks of Ages

Millennials have saturated marketing initiatives. Everyone wants to sell to this coveted demographic. But that doesn’t mean you should ignore other age groups.

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