Market Trends http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en What Does Gen Y Want to Eat? http://food-management.com/market-trends/what-does-gen-y-want-eat <div class="field-deck"> A diverse generation in different places in life has a few common viewpoints when it comes to making day-to-day food choices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A diverse generation in different places in life has a few common viewpoints when it comes to making day-to-day food choices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/what-does-gen-y-want-eat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/what-does-gen-y-want-eat#comments Consumer Trends Market Trends Menu Trends News & Trends Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:38:00 +0000 35991 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock NPD: Breakfast Visits Up, Lunch and Dinner Down in U.S. Foodservice Outlets http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/npd-breakfast-visits-lunch-and-dinner-down-us-foodservice-outlets <div class="field-deck"> Breakfast increases for the fourth consecutive year, led by a 4% jump in QSRs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>U.S. consumers cut back on their restaurant visits at lunch and supper in 2013, but increased their visits at breakfast for the fourth consecutive year, reports The NPD Group research organization. Consumers made more than 12.5 billion breakfast visits to U.S. foodservice outlets last year, a 3% gain over year ago.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/npd-breakfast-visits-lunch-and-dinner-down-us-foodservice-outlets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/npd-breakfast-visits-lunch-and-dinner-down-us-foodservice-outlets#comments Market Trends News & Trends Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:45:00 +0000 35051 at http://food-management.com Descriptive Menu Names Can Boost Sales and Satisfaction http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/descriptive-menu-names-can-boost-sales-and-satisfaction <div class="field-byline"> Eric Stoessel </div> <div class="field-deck"> A study from Cornell’s Food and Brand Lab found consumers were more likely to order and enjoy Tender Grilled Chicken than just Grilled Chicken. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/descriptive-menu-names-can-boost-sales-and-satisfaction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/descriptive-menu-names-can-boost-sales-and-satisfaction#comments Market Trends News & Trends Sweeten Your Revenue Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:10:00 +0000 34911 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Technomic: C-Store Foodservice Growing and Getting Better http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/technomic-c-store-foodservice-growing-and-getting-better <div class="field-deck"> Higher quality prepared foods, including from branded concepts, becoming much more prevalent. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>More convenience stores are concentrating on providing a greater variety of fresh, high-quality foods, and competition is mounting in the $10.9 billion industry as stores strive to compete with fast-food restaurants, according to the <a href="https://www.technomic.com/Reports_and_Newsletters/Industry_Reports/dyn_PubLoad_v2.php?pID=126" target="_blank">Convenience Store Market Intelligence Report</a> from the Technomic, Inc., research/consulting organization.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/technomic-c-store-foodservice-growing-and-getting-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/technomic-c-store-foodservice-growing-and-getting-better#comments Market Trends News & Trends Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:20:00 +0000 34401 at http://food-management.com Study: Sustainability Growing Issue in Foodservice http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/study-sustainability-growing-issue-foodservice <div class="field-deck"> Concern involves different elements, from humane treatment of animals to conservation to local community involvement. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Sustainability and social responsibility are taking on greater importance within the foodservice industry, according to a <a href="https://www.technomic.com/Research_Programs/Studies/Special_Topics/Sustainability_and_Corporate_Responsibility" target="_blank">recent study</a> by the Technomic, Inc., research/consulting organization. The research included inputs from foodservice consumers, operators and suppliers to better understand the current state and future expectations for these key issues.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/study-sustainability-growing-issue-foodservice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-amp-trends/study-sustainability-growing-issue-foodservice#comments Market Trends News & Trends Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:44:00 +0000 34101 at http://food-management.com FM FYI: Further Readings on Trends Affecting B&I Foodservice in 2014 http://food-management.com/market-trends/fm-fyi-further-readings-trends-affecting-bi-foodservice-2014 <div class="field-byline"> compiled by John Lawn </div> <div class="field-deck"> Foodservice operators in the business dining segment are seeing the health of their programs improve and their responsibilities widen. They're also keeping a close eye on workplace trends ranging from more sophisticated wellness programs to an increased interest in micro markets. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Foodservice operators in the business dining segment are seeing the health of their programs improve and their responsibilities widen. They're also keeping a close eye on workplace trends ranging from more sophisticated wellness programs to an increased interest in micro markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/fm-fyi-further-readings-trends-affecting-bi-foodservice-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/fm-fyi-further-readings-trends-affecting-bi-foodservice-2014#comments Human Resources Business & Industry Market Trends Wed, 05 Feb 2014 18:19:00 +0000 34021 at http://food-management.com Outlook 2014: What's Trending in Healthcare http://food-management.com/healthcare/outlook-2014-whats-trending-healthcare <div class="field-byline"> John Lawn </div> <div class="field-deck"> Laura Watson, 2014 President of the Association for Healthcare Foodservice, talks about the leading trends in hospital foodservice. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Impacts from the Accountable Care Act, cost management and the importance of top-drawer clinical and retail operations dominate healthcare foodservice operators concerns for 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/outlook-2014-whats-trending-healthcare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/outlook-2014-whats-trending-healthcare#comments Cost Management Management Healthcare Market Trends Private Tue, 04 Feb 2014 18:25:00 +0000 33951 at http://food-management.com <p>Laura Watson, system director of patient support services, Intermountain Healthcare.</p> Outlook 2014: What's Trending at Colleges & Universities http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/outlook-2014-whats-trending-colleges-universities <div class="field-byline"> John Lawn </div> <div class="field-deck"> Foodservice operators in higher ed are feeling the heat as colleges face up to financial realities. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Foodservice operators in higher ed are feeling the heat as colleges face up to financial realities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/outlook-2014-whats-trending-colleges-universities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-amp-universities/outlook-2014-whats-trending-colleges-universities#comments Colleges & Universities Market Trends Nutrition Operations Sweeten Your Revenue Private Tue, 04 Feb 2014 18:12:00 +0000 33941 at http://food-management.com <p>There is growing pressure on administrations to hold the line on pricing for both tuition and room and board.</p> Outlook 2014: What’s Trending in K-12 http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/outlook-2014-what-s-trending-k-12 <div class="field-deck"> In 2014, K-12 operators will face a list of challenges ranging from tighter standards for school meal breakfasts to unintended consequences from new rules regarding the sale of “competitive foods” on school grounds. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In 2014, K-12 operators will face a list of challenges, including tighter standards for school meal breakfasts </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/outlook-2014-what-s-trending-k-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/outlook-2014-what-s-trending-k-12#comments K-12 Schools Market Trends Nutrition Operations Private Mon, 03 Feb 2014 19:00:00 +0000 33891 at http://food-management.com <p>New rules require that school breakfasts include a full cup of fruit or vegetables have directors concerned about costs and plate waste</p> FM FYI: Further Readings on Trends Affecting K-12 Foodservice in 2014 http://food-management.com/market-trends/fm-fyi-further-readings-trends-affecting-k-12-foodservice-2014 <div class="field-byline"> compiled by John Lawn </div> <div class="field-deck"> These reports provide more details on trends described in FM's 2014 Outlook: What's Trending in K-12 Foodservice </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/fm-fyi-further-readings-trends-affecting-k-12-foodservice-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/fm-fyi-further-readings-trends-affecting-k-12-foodservice-2014#comments K-12 Schools Market Trends Legislation Nutrition Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:21:00 +0000 33881 at http://food-management.com