The better-for-you foodservice movement may seem ready-made for the salad business. But it looks like salad is generating less green at the cash registers than you might expect, according to the market research firm Technomic.
Foodservice is constantly evolving, and each year brings a fresh set of forecasts for what’s new and what’s next. The stakes are high as operators strive to overcome challenges and maximize opportunities.
Today's foodservice market seems to demand an all-you-can-eat menu of culinary ideas and inspirations. Want more market share and an expanding customer base? Insight into the growing consumer appetite for menu diversification and an understanding of market expectations for culinary options may be key ingredients in your recipe for success.
As changing demographics transform the foodservice landscape, elevating menus to reflect America's diverse culinary influences takes center plate. Demographic shifts serve up opportunities for foodservice operators to pay homage to a broad spectrum of heritages. Insights into consumer segments are increasingly important as the market's appetite for ethnic culinary inspirations continue to grow.