Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

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American consumers are snacking more than ever thanks to less frequent restaurant dining, frenzied lifestyles that encourage on-the-go eating, and


Caribou Coffee announces the launch of its new loyalty program, Caribou Perks, created to enhance the overall guest expe


TW Garner Food Company added CHA! by Texas Pete sriracha sauce to its line of sauce flavors.


Consumers didn’t increase their visits to restaurants in 2013, but when they did, they spent more, according to the NPD Group, a global information


Consumers who cut corners on the Christmas turkey to stock up on presents are not alone.


Value is in the eye of the beholder, and recent research suggests consumers find the most value in the pizza segment of the quick-service industry.


Chicken is the most featured protein on sandwiches and wraps, at 83 percent and 80 percent respectively, according to recent research by Food Geniu


Americans are building up a resistance to long-standing, one-dimensional flavors in favor of complex pairings, global ingredients, and interesting


The National Restaurant Association (NRA) each year prepares its What’s Hot culinary forecast of menu trends for the coming year.


A recently released Harvard study on the health benefits of eating nuts confirmed what health-conscious consumers already know—that nuts are good f