The transaction is valued at approximately $11.3 billion
November 3, 2020
Inspire Brands, Inc. and Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., parent company of Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Inspire will acquire Dunkin’ Brands for $106.50 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $11.3 billion including the assumption of Dunkin’ Brands’ debt.
Innovative product lineup designed to take advantage of the takeout and delivery boom and diners’ focus on safety
September 17, 2020
US Foods Holding Corp. launched Fall Scoop 2020, titled “On Point With Off-Premise – Designed To Make It.” This special edition of Scoop features 14 products designed to address trends within off-premise dining such as labor-saving products perfect for DIY meal kits and products that will help ease diner safety and hygiene worries, including tamper-evident packaging and sanitation items.
Dunkin' is one of the first national quick service restaurant brands to make oatmilk available at 100% of its US locations
August 21, 2020
The popularity of oatmilk, the fastest-growing plant-based milk product, continues to soar, and today marks a major moment for fans of the popular dairy alternative or anyone eager to experience the rich, creamy taste of oatmilk for the first time. Dunkin' is bringing oatmilk coast-to-coast, adding vegan-friendly*, gluten-free oatmilk to menus at all of its restaurants nationwide.
The foodservice industry is expected to decline by up to 30% from 2019-2020, following nationwide dine-in restrictions, restaurant closures, job losses, and lowered consumer confidence
August 5, 2020
Mintel predicts total market sales to rebound to pre-pandemic levels by 2023, with limited-service restaurants (LSRs) including fast food and fast casual restaurants, bouncing back more quickly and representing a notably larger share of the market.
Mid-year report examines top food trends, forecasts ahead, and how quarantine has impacted America's dining habits
July 15, 2020
Grubhub, an online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace, launched its latest report, "State of the Plate", looking at trends across the more than half a million orders placed a day. Grubhub's mid-year report checks in on the popular food trends to date and what quarantined Americans ordered through contact-free delivery, and predicts what we can expect to see more of in the second half of the year.
Unique products honored with 2020 Food and Beverage (FABI) Awards
May 15, 2020
The National Restaurant Association Show announced the recipients of the 2020 Food and Beverage (FABI) Awards, recognizing food and beverage products that are breaking new ground in taste, creativity, packaging, and profit potential.
Menu Matters report offers insight into how and why the current climate will affect trends for 2020/21
March 26, 2020
Political and economic unease, here and abroad, has been growing well before the onset of COVID-19. What the spread of COVID-19 has caused, is an amplification and acceleration of the Tide that was already rolling in. It's no less significant for its abruptness and shock value, but pandemics can have the effect of shaping and altering the trajectory of already identified trends.