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How Noncommercial Operators Can Maximize Sales With Prepackaged Snacks

Nine in 10 adults now snack more often than before the COVID-19 pandemic1—and due to efforts to limit close contact to reduce the virus’ spread, prepackaged items have become a popular choice. Foodservice provider Morrison Healthcare, which works with more than 800 hospitals and healthcare systems, has seen a notable uptick in prepackaged snack interest during the past 18 months—although Jeffrey Quasha, Morrison’s director of retail culinary innovation, says customers have actually been drawn to prepackaged options for several years.

Creative Dessert Images Capture ‘Likes’—and Drive Sales

Learn more about the great benefits of restaurant Instagram marketing and unique Instagrammable desserts for food businesses.

Global Street Foods Offer Portable Culinary Experiences

Global trends around street foods are having an increasing impact on restaurant menus in 2023 and beyond. Learn more about these trends.

Sales Spike: Snacks Score Huge Numbers for Big Game and Beyond

Research data shows snack sales spike during the Super Bowl. Learn why snacks are expected to replace meals and hit new heights over the next five years.

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Creative Dessert Images Capture ‘Likes’—and Drive Sales

Learn more about the great benefits of restaurant Instagram marketing and unique Instagrammable desserts for food businesses.

Global Street Foods Offer Portable Culinary Experiences

Global trends around street foods are having an increasing impact on restaurant menus in 2023 and beyond. Learn more about these trends.

Sales Spike: Snacks Score Huge Numbers for Big Game and Beyond

Research data shows snack sales spike during the Super Bowl. Learn why snacks are expected to replace meals and hit new heights over the next five years.

How Noncommercial Operators Can Maximize Sales With Prepackaged Snacks

The demand for prepackaged snacks rose during the pandemic. Offering them after it will potentially increase healthcare and hotel operators’ sales.

Bite to Treat: Building the Best Between-Meal Snack Menu

Consumers’ taste for snacks has increased—find out how you can meet the demand for between-meal menu items.

Snack Happy: Snacking Trends Give Foodservice Operators Plenty to Smile About

Snacking has overtaken traditional eating behavior based on 3 meals a day. Learn how snacking is now playing a key role in boosting restaurant business.

Time-Tested: Which Pandemic Practices Could Become Permanent?

Find out what adjustments operators across the country made during the pandemic—and how those moves are now helping them increase business.

Taking the Cake: Trending Flavors That Will Boost Dessert Sales

Tapping into trending tastes and ingredients can help you offer buzzworthy desserts, which will make your menu stand out from the competition.

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.

Stacking Up: Snacks Hit Sweet Spot for Sales During Pandemic

Snacks continue to serve up sweet sales during the pandemic, though snacking trends are evolving. Explore how COVID-19 is changing snacking patterns.

Sunny-Side Up: Breakfast Rises and Shines to Meet Growing Demand for Delivery

Restaurants are scrambling to meet growing consumer demand for breakfast delivery. Learn how operators are bringing delivery to the morning daypart.

Plant-Based Snack Trend Sprouts Better-for-You Business

The plant-based foodservice trend is poised to help restaurant operations and other foodservice establishments grow a higher check average. Discover how consumer demand and millennial snack preferences are driving plant-based menu innovation.

Millennial Snack Trends Take a Bite Out Of Mealtime Business

The foodservice trend of snacks replacing meals is growing, turning menu innovation into snackification to help drive a higher check average at restaurant and other foodservice operations. Learn how millennial snack preferences and snacking trends are transforming the traditional foodservice approach to dayparts.

The Feel Deal: Texture Hits the Sweet Spot as a Snacking Trend

Engaging the senses for share-worthy experiences is a must for menu innovation meant to drive a higher check average among younger consumers. Learn why texture is expected to take hold as a sensory foodservice trend that restaurant operations will leverage to drive traffic among iGen and millennial snack enthusiasts.

Jams, Jellies and Preserves Make Sales Stick for Foodservice Operators

Learn how jelly, jams and preserves are evolving to bear fruit in a changing foodservice landscape and help drive a higher check average.

The Power of Peanut Butter: How a Foodservice Staple Still Spreads Sales Around

Peanut butter's versatility helps makes it a must for menu innovation. Learn how foodservice operators are using it to crack the nut of a higher check average.

Donuts, Dollars, Diversification: How a Foodservice Classic Keeps Sales Sweet

Menu innovation has made donut mania one of the latest bakery trends. Find out how foodservice operations are cashing in on the craze.

Noshing on Nostalgia: Snacking Staples Take the Cake

Millennial snack needs may stress novelty, but nostalgia is a multi-generational snack trend. Learn why menu innovation should combine novelty and nostalgia.

Digging Into the Millennial Snacker Mindset, Part 2

Discover the psychological factors that drive millennial snack trends and their effect on foodservice preferences across the general population.

No Kidding: Children Have Serious Impact on Snack Trends

Explore the generational shifts in foodservice marketing and menu innovation, and gain insights to drive a higher check average from households with children.

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