There is a lot of buzz around meal kit delivery services, like Blue Apron and HelloFresh, but the buzz may be greater than those who currently use the kits, finds The NPD Group, a leading global in
Last week’s release of a World Health Organization study showing a link between processed and red meat consumption and cancer raises the question: Will consumers reduce their intake of these
There is a time and place for just about everything, even snacking.
Although consumers order a beverage 70 percent of the time when visiting restaurants and other foodservice outlets, beverage orders have declined 4 percent or 2 billion servings over a five-year pe
Breakfast is the only restaurant daypart with sustained visit growth over the last several years and as a result, classic foodservice breakfast fare, like bacon, breakfast sandwiches, and pancakes,
A 3 percent drop in independent restaurant unit counts compared to year ago brought the total U.S. restaurant count down by one percent to 630,511 units, according to a census of U.S.
Lunch visits at foodservice outlets in several global markets improved for the second consecutive quarter, which marked a turn in a long-term trend of weak lunch around the world, reports The NPD G
Since the USDA has reported more than 160 cases involving three deadly strains of avian flu (bird flu) since December, consumers are expressing concerns about avian flu in regards to food safety, r
Sluggish restaurant traffic growth and stalled sales in the center aisles at grocery stores are evidence that U.S. consumers’ eating behaviors are evolving.
Visits to quick-service restaurants, which represent the bulk of global foodservice traffic, were more a reflection of consumer sentiment than each country’s economic state in the fourth quar
Millennials are the chosen generation for many marketers because of their sheer number and perceived buying power, but they are not a homogenous group and depending on their age and lifestyles, the
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U.S. foodservice consumers ate some 1.1 billion servings of bacon in the year ending April 2014, an increase in servings of 6 percent compared to a year ago, reports The NPD Group.
According to a recent report by The NPD Group, 11 percent of the population follows a gluten-free diet.