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
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.
There’s a lot of buzz these days about non-alcoholic drink concepts—and bold beverage innovations are buoying up sales at foodservice operations.
In a millennial dining market hungry for taste adventures, sauces are go-to sources of culinary inspiration and new flavor profiles—and foodservice operations are pouring them on.
As the consumer appetite for better-for-you and functional foodservice continues to grow, wellness-driven meal delivery can be expected to make more inroads into the market. Jumping on the better-for-you bandwagon seems an essential ingredient in any recipe for off-premises business success.