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July 15, 2015

At 2015's midway mark, Technomic tracks six foodservice industry-leading trends

With half of 2015 behind us, Technomic research experts have taken stock of the market forces and menu trends emerging in the foodservice industry. Overall, consumers are filling restaurant tables at pre-recession levels. However, some dining habits that emerged during that belt-tightening period continue to influence how consumers dine out in 2015 and beyond.
July 1, 2015

Canadian retailer meal solutions segment primed to steal share, Technomic says

Technomic's Canadian Retailer Meal Solutions Consumer Trend Report shows that Canadian consumers increasingly view retail foodservice as offering higher quality, fresher, and more unique and healthful food than its fast-food restaurant competition.
July 1, 2015

Poultry will battle other healthful alternatives for share of stomach

Vegetarian, vegan and seafood options continue to increase on menus; however, due to the flexibility that poultry offers operators to create innovative and premium dishes—and its lower price relative to beef—poultry is well positioned to remain a popular choice.
June 24, 2015

Consumers want food additives subtracted from menus, finds Technomic's Consumer4Sight

Every week brings new headlines about a national foodservice brand pledging to reduce or remove food additives from their menu or products.
June 22, 2015

Technomic's 7 Eater Archetypes define foodservice consumer landscape

There's little room for error in today's rapidly evolving foodservice consumer culture. Operators need to know who their customers are and what drives them to dine out.
June 17, 2015

The technology tide has turned for restaurant consumers

Brands Have Opportunity to Improve Guest Experience Through Digital Amenities, Technomic Finds
June 16, 2015

Industry same-store sales increase 4 percent in Q1, midscale outperform other segments

Rebound in Discretionary Income Drives Sales Growth, Particularly for Full-Service Restaurants, Technomic's Financial Dashboard Finds
June 3, 2015

Fastest-growing brands and categories re-shape the spirits industry, finds Technomic

Whiskey accelerates while vodka struggles to find new footing as consumer shift to dark spirits continues