Consumer Trends

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Foodservice leaders from all segments of the industry joined culinary professionals, educators, thought leaders, and analysts for this year’s Menus


Duracell Powermat and Starbucks announced that they have begun a national rollout of Powermat wireless charging in Starbucks beginning with stores


First Data Corporation released its First Data SpendTrend analysis for May 1, 2014 through May 30, 2014, compared to May 2, 2013 through May 31, 20


The spring brought relief for the restaurant industry, which based on the results for May has now posted three consecutive months of positive same-


The downside and upside for the U.S.


In a recent report from Suillivan Higdon & Sink FoodThink titled "QSRs and America's Changing Tastes," researchers highlighted quick-servic


According to a recent report by The NPD Group, 11 percent of the population follows a gluten-free diet.


Health continues to be the driving trend for menu development and product innovation in the limited-service restaurant space—and that’s not changin


Americans appear ready to move on from worrying about the recession and one thing seems clear: They need a vacation.


There’s nothing unusual anymore about a chef or restaurant having a garden to provide herbs and veggies as food and drink ingredients.