What are some of the trends on the horizon for the foodservice industry in 2022, from the state of the industry and operations to menu optimization and enhancing the guest experience? Here's Technomic's big picture forecast.
The new alcohol-free offerings come in response to travelers’ increased focus on wellbeing and growing interest in alcohol alternatives
December 27, 2021
In response to travelers’ changing alcohol consumption habits and increased focus on wellbeing, Zero Proof, Zero Judgment features products from leading liquor replacement Ritual Zero Proof and carbonated mixer supplier Fever-Tree.
Perhaps I’m in the minority, but I love surprises—especially when they are of the culinary sort. When Prepared Foods asked me to write about future food trends, it led me to think about all the change our food and beverage industry has endured during the past few years. I also am thinking how we’ve adapted so quickly, and with such extraordinary ingenuity. I started to reflect on what surprised me the most and what sort of change we can expect in the future.
Mondelēz International identifies developments set to shape foodservice in the coming year
December 22, 2021
When the pandemic emerged in early 2020, the entire foodservice industry faced fast and unexpected change. Across segments, operators were forced to rapidly adjust operations—initially to stay afloat and then ultimately succeed long term in this new industry environment. Some of those quick-adapts will continue to shape foodservice as we head into 2022.
As Datassential put together its 2022 "Trends to Watch" list, we considered both the short-term trends that will impact the year ahead and the long-term trends that will help us prepare for future success.
Welcome to this series where we cover the most common mistakes suppliers make when calling on national foodservice accounts. This month we’ll discuss mistake No. 3, which is, "Not building relationships beyond purchasing."
Menus will become streamlined in 2022, while chefs anticipate alcohol-infused desserts, globally inspired items, and upscale potato chips
November 17, 2021
As consumers continue to use off-premises options in all dayparts, restaurants are looking to translate their dine-in experience outside the four walls of the restaurant with thoughtful packaging that maintains food quality, retains temperature, and is tamper-proof.