Tropical Smoothie Café introduces a new LTO line of hand-crafted artisan tacos, as well as a smoothie packed with wholesome ingredients. The new products can be enjoyed February 24 through April 26 to offer fans unique food and smoothie options for the beginning of spring.
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Tropical Smoothie Café, the fast casual café concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced the opening of its first restaurant in the Seattle market. Located in the center of Bellevue, Washington, at 10445 NE 4 Street, the new Tropical Smoothie Café is owned and operated by small business owners Helen and Ming Yu.
Fish Consulting, LLC, a national communications firm specializing in franchise public relations and content marketing, announced today it has added Blink Fitness, Captain D’s, i9 Sports, and Tropical Smoothie Cafe to its growing roster.
Tropical Smoothie Café, the fast-casual café concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced today its year-end results. The brand celebrated a strong year of growth, including positive comp sales of 11.4 percent and the opening of its 400th location nationwide.
Tropical Smoothie Café debuted brand new limited-time offerings for its guests, and also brought back previous fan favorites to reign in a healthy new year.
Tropical Smoothie Café, known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, has opened its 400th location in Toledo, Ohio, a milestone that underscores the franchise’s rapid growth and solidifies the brand as a leader in the fast-casual industry.
It’s an oft-cited statistic: One in four Americans eats at a fast-food establishment each day—that’s nearly 79 million consumers, considering the latest national population data from the U.S. Census Bureau. And depending on one’s definition of “fast food,” that number could edge higher for the broader limited-service restaurant industry, which also includes fast casuals.
Tropical Smoothie Café is wrapping up the year with new menu items for the holiday season. Starting on October 27, 2014, consumers can experience a new take on the turkey club with the introduction of the Savory Island Club sandwiches. The restaurant brand is also bringing new flavor news to its Naughty or Nice Smoothie line-up.
The new Savory Island Clubs allow guests to savor ingredients like hand-made kale, apple slaw, and sauces like the chipotle cranberry. These sandwiches are served on thinly sliced whole-grain bread.
Snacking between meals has etched out its own niche, turning the tables on the traditional three-daypart model. The resulting shift in restaurant dayparts has quick-service operators working hard to attract snackers, especially those seeking healthy snacks to suit their active lifestyles.
Consumers are paying more attention to healthy menu items, according to the National Restaurant Association’s 2014 Restaurant Industry Forecast. Seventy-two percent of consumers say they are more likely to visit a restaurant with healthy items on the menu, according to the report.
Further cementing its position as a category leader in product innovation and a better-for-you restaurant brand, Tropical Smoothie Café unveiled its latest innovation in its signature Superfood Smoothie series, the UnBEETable Berry, available starting August 25, 2014.