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.
According to Restaurant Nutrition, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is giving operations until May 2017 to comply with new universal menu labeling guidelines—or one year from the date the final document was released. The FDA issued the new document to help guide operations on implementing previously released regulations. These guidelines will apply to “alcoholic beverages, catered events, mobile vendors, grab-and-go items, and record keeping requirements.” Learn more about menu labeling guidelines here.
When it comes to snack selection, branded options have the upper hand.1 Recognizable brand names give consumers a sense of comfort.1 They know what to expect and trust the product’s flavor and quality.1 And bonus, that trust halo can extend to your operation to help you build repeat traffic.