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Get Fresh: Consumers Are Crushing on the Freshness Foodservice Trend

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

As the local sourcing and farm-to-table frenzy shows, consumers have fallen head over heels for fresh ingredients. “Freshness is a top snack attribute,”1 according to survey results from the research firm Technomic. In fact, 63% of consumers surveyed demand freshness first and foremost.2 Women in particular favor freshness (67%), compared to 59% of men.2

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Topics: Millennials, Restaurant Operations, Snacking, Trends, Recipe

Chefs Cook Up the Future of Fast Casual Restaurant Operations

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Oct 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

As their influence grows, chefs are not only cooking the dishes—they’re calling the shots. According to the National Restaurant Association’s What’s Hot2019 Culinary Forecast, chef-driven fast casual restaurant concepts rank among the year’s Top Ten Trends.1 And when the report drills down to the top restaurant concepts, chef-driven fast casuals are ranked highest.2

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Topics: Millennials, Restaurant Operations, Trends, Recipe

Sizzling Sales: Foodservice Operations Flip for Burgers

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Sep 24, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Burgers continue to beef up business—and not just the plant-based varieties that are sprouting up in major chains like McDonald’s and Burger King and making sales sizzle in the frozen food sections of supermarkets.

 

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Topics: Millennials, Restaurant Operations, Trends, Recipe

Flying High: Foodservice Poultry Sales Soar

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Sep 17, 2019 8:00:00 AM

At a time when a shift away from staples toward ever-greater variety seems to have become the norm, chicken rules the roost when it comes to consumers’ favorite protein, according to survey results from market research firm Datassential.1

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Topics: Millennials, Restaurant Operations, Trends, Recipe

The Heat is On: Emerging Channels Feed Foodservice Competition

Let's Chat Snacks Posted on Sep 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM

As if increasingly tight margins weren’t hard enough to swallow, now new players on the already crowded foodservice field are competing for share of stomach.

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Topics: Technology, Millennials, Restaurant Operations, Trends

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