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Do-Gooders: Sustainable Restaurant Concepts Are Good for the Planet and the Bottom Line

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Sep 27, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Climate change isn’t limited to the planet. Concern over global warming has turned up the heat on foodservice operators to sharpen their focus on sustainability, and the business climate has shifted to recognize that what’s good for the planet is good for the bottom line.

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Topics: Trends, Plant-Forward, Menu, Sustainability, Sales & Profitability, Operations, Plant-Based

Robots, Plants, Profits: A Fresh Recipe for Success in the New Age of Foodservice

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Sep 6, 2022 8:00:00 AM

As two major foodservice trends, robotics and plant-based meat alternatives are playing a pivotal role in paving the way to the future of the industry. International food and restaurant consultants Baum+Whiteman have identified robotics as the trend of the year and include plant-based chicken as another top trend expected to reach new heights in 2022.1

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Topics: Technology, Trends, Flexitarian, Menu Strategy, Sales & Profitability, Operations, Plant-Based

Growth Spurt Alert: Flourishing Plant-Based Foods Sure to Keep Mushrooming on Menus

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Apr 5, 2022 8:00:00 AM

It’s comforting to think that however much the foodservice landscape shifts, comfort food retains its appeal and can be counted on by operators to serve up sales. 

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Topics: Trends, Vegan, Vegetarian, Foodservice Industry, Retail, Health & Wellness, Functional, Plant-Based

Food for Foresight:  Plating More Plants and Tapping More Tech

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Feb 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM

There may not be any crystal ball to tell us what the foodservice industry can expect this year and beyond, but there is a feast of research to dig into. So let’s serve up a few juicy morsels that are sure to whet your appetite for whats on course for the foreseeable future.'

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Topics: Trends, Foodservice Industry, Menu, Health & Wellness, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Digital/Online Ordering, Plant-Based

Battle of the Burgers: Meaty and Meatless Menu Innovation Makes Sales Sizzle

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Nov 16, 2021 8:00:00 AM

As America’s most-ordered meal at restaurants, burgers bite off a huge chunk of market share. For the year ending June 2021, burgers gobbled up 7.6 billion sales—far more than any other menu item.1 A versatile and reliable business booster, the classic burger is a cash cow that restaurant brands refresh and reinvent with endless culinary ingenuity.

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Topics: Menu, Menu Strategy, Sales & Profitability, Operations, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Sandwiches/Burgers, Plant-Based

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