Consumer Trends

Consumer Trends

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As the country began dragging itself from economic turmoil in 2010, which dishes and drinks did savvy food marketers and restaurant operators intro


While spirits barely edged out beer as the most popular alcoholic beverage enjoyed by consumers between this year, the market has hardly fallen fla


Tender Greens, a Southern California–based quick-serve chain that offers an array of organic and healthy items, recently launched a Meatless Monday


First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, released its First Data SpendTrend Mid-Month Flash analysis


With continued high unemployment across the U.S., restaurant traffic remains down -1 percent in the third calendar quarter of  2010, but positive s


Consuming fructose from added sugars at levels in the average American diet does not lead to weight gain or an increased risk for heart disease whe


With Thanksgiving behind us and seasonal festivities just around the corner, consumers are in the mood to celebrate.


Media measurement technology firm General Sentiment released its newest brand analysis, the Fall 2010 Fast Food Industry Report.


Whether you call them French fries, chips, or frites, whether they come thick-cut, crinkled, straight, or curly, fries are a staple of the American


‘Tis the season for giving back, and companies should be prepared to lead the charge.