Market Trends http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en Technomic: How the Generations Differ on Foodservice Expectations http://food-management.com/news-trends/technomic-how-generations-differ-foodservice-expectations <div class="field-deck"> For example, Boomers are most likely to visit restaurants for dine-in, Gen Z are most likely to order takeout, and Millennials are most likely to opt for delivery. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers total about 74 percent of the U.S. population&mdash;and make up the bulk of today&#39;s foodservice consumers. The Technomic, Inc., research and consulting firm recently examined the needs and behaviors of each generation, including its very first look at Generation Z, to uncover a number of differences and similarities by cohort.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/technomic-how-generations-differ-foodservice-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/technomic-how-generations-differ-foodservice-expectations#comments Market Trends News & Trends Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:51:00 +0000 39391 at http://food-management.com Top 10 Foodservice Trends on Campus http://food-management.com/news-trends/top-10-foodservice-trends-campus <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ten years worth of surveys, interviews and roundtable discussions from Y-Pulse reveal the evolution of trends in the education segments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/top-10-foodservice-trends-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/top-10-foodservice-trends-campus#comments Colleges & Universities Market Trends Menu Trends Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:25:00 +0000 38881 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock 6 Emerging Mid-Year Trends to Watch http://food-management.com/market-trends/6-emerging-mid-year-trends-watch <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What you need to know now about hot sauce, barbecue, novelty snacks, bubbly beverages and more, according to the latest from Technomic.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/6-emerging-mid-year-trends-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/6-emerging-mid-year-trends-watch#comments Market Trends Menu Trends News & Trends Private Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:32:00 +0000 38811 at http://food-management.com <p>Honey helps bring the savory-sweet flavors together in Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Honey BBQ Sauce.</p> Healthy snacks are healthy for the bottom line http://food-management.com/sweeten-your-revenue/healthy-snacks-are-healthy-bottom-line <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Consumers are visiting restaurants more frequently when it comes to satisfying the urge for a snack, industry observers report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/sweeten-your-revenue/healthy-snacks-are-healthy-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/sweeten-your-revenue/healthy-snacks-are-healthy-bottom-line#comments Market Trends Sweeten Your Revenue Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:37:00 +0000 38691 at http://food-management.com Not Your Grandma’s Veggie Burger http://food-management.com/menu-trends/not-your-grandma-s-veggie-burger <div class="field-byline"> Tara Fitzpatrick </div> <div class="field-deck"> Succulent selection of plant-based burgers wows judges at Meatless Monday competition at the Natural Gourmet Institute. Plus, get the recipes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Succulent selection of plant-based burgers wows judges at Meatless Monday competition at the Natural Gourmet Institute. Plus, get the recipes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/menu-trends/not-your-grandma-s-veggie-burger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/menu-trends/not-your-grandma-s-veggie-burger#comments Chefs Market Trends Regional Menu Trends Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:57:00 +0000 38521 at http://food-management.com <p>The winning Wasabi Spiced Adzuki Burger</p> The Complex World of K-12 Purchasing http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/complex-world-k-12-purchasing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sysco-US Foods merger the latest change to a distribution landscape already in flux because of unique procurement rules and new federal meal regulations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/complex-world-k-12-purchasing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/complex-world-k-12-purchasing#comments Procurement K-12 Schools Market Trends Supplier Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:25:00 +0000 37921 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Superfoods to the rescue http://food-management.com/superfoods-rescue <div class="node-body link-body">Operators turn to healthful food items to give customers more menu options, nutritious alternatives.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://food-management.com/site-files/food-management.com/files/155243533-FM.jpg?1402947026" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/superfoods-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Trends Sun, 01 Jun 2014 19:25:00 +0000 38321 at http://food-management.com A Culinary Student Council http://food-management.com/nutrition/culinary-student-council <div class="field-byline"> Tara Fitzpatrick </div> <div class="field-deck"> Middle schoolers in Ohio embrace fresh eating as part of SNAC, a group that makes fresh eating the cool thing to do. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Middle schoolers in Ohio embrace fresh eating as part of SNAC, a group that makes fresh eating the cool thing to do.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/nutrition/culinary-student-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/nutrition/culinary-student-council#comments K-12 Schools Market Trends Nutrition Tue, 06 May 2014 14:02:00 +0000 37171 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Technomic Report: C-Store Foodservice Expanding and Prospering http://food-management.com/market-trends/technomic-report-c-store-foodservice-expanding-and-prospering <div class="field-deck"> More than half of consumers say they have purchased prepared foods from c-stores. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Convenience-store foodservice is a $10.9 billion industry and a key area of opportunity for c-store operators across the country as they increasingly concentrate on providing a greater variety of fresh, high-quality foods. Outside competition is also mounting as c-stores strive to compete with fast-food restaurants.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/technomic-report-c-store-foodservice-expanding-and-prospering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/technomic-report-c-store-foodservice-expanding-and-prospering#comments Market Trends Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:22:00 +0000 36981 at http://food-management.com <p>C-stores in onsite environments, such as this one at Ohio State University, follow some of the same market trends as their commercial counterparts.</p> Authenticity and Your Brand http://food-management.com/marketing/authenticity-and-your-brand <div class="field-deck"> Your customers can tell when you’re being fake. When crafting marketing messages, being real, exuding integrity and having an open dialogue are your keys to success. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Your customers can tell when you’re being fake. When crafting marketing messages, being real, exuding integrity and having an open dialogue are your keys to success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/marketing/authenticity-and-your-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/marketing/authenticity-and-your-brand#comments Marketing Market Trends News & Trends Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:56:00 +0000 36871 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock