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

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Feb 25, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Snacking has become increasingly popular in recent years—and shows no signs of slowing down. 

In 2018, 80% of consumers snacked at least once a day.1 Two years later, 88% of adults surveyed for Mondelēz International’s 2020 State of Snacking™ report said they were noshing between meals just as much as—or more than—they did in 2019.2

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Good Deal: Foodservice Consumers Savor Social Responsibility

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Oct 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Better-for-you menu innovation may be a great way to boost sales, but better for others is giving operators plenty of food of thought, too. In fact, good will is increasingly good business, according to the market research firm Mintel, which found that 97% of consumers surveyed agree it’s important that companies act morally/ethically--a significant jump from 76% a few years earlier.1

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Topics: Millennials, Restaurant Operations, Trends, Marketing & Communications

Thinking inside the Box: Meal Kit Concepts Open New Foodservice Horizons

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Apr 9, 2019 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 consumers welcome options for easy-to-prepare home-cooked meals.

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Topics: Restaurant Operations, Trends, Recipe, Marketing & Communications

made to order: A Fresh Look at Online Restaurant Reviews

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Feb 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM

When it comes to online reviews, foodservice operations often seem to be elbowing their way to a more prominent place at the table. As consumers feast on restaurant review sites, online reputation management is placed high on the menu of must-dos. 

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Topics: Millennials, Restaurant Operations, Trends, Marketing & Communications

Pop-Up Power: Pop-Up Snack Shops Feed on a Strong Foodservice Trend

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Dec 18, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Snacking is taking up a commanding space at the table when it comes to food consumption. Survey data shows that snacking gobbles up 50% of all eating occasions,and one in four millennials snack four or more times a day.2 

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Topics: Millennials, Merchandising, Snacking, Marketing & Communications

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