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Feb 02, 2016, 09:00 ET
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Study Reviews Accelerating Sophistication of Supermarket Fresh Prepared Foods

 Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Technomic today released results of a survey detailing the sophistication of supermarket fresh prepared...

Jan 14, 2016, 15:00 ET
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Technomic Announces 2016 Consumers' Choice Awards for Chain Restaurants

 As part of its comprehensive Consumer Brand Metrics program, Technomic asked consumers to rate more than 120 leading U.S. restaurant chains on...

Jan 11, 2016, 11:00 ET
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Breakfast foods will further proliferate to new dayparts and mealparts

 Despite the fact that breakfast continues to be the most skipped meal of the day, breakfast has been a bright spot in the industry in recent...

Jan 05, 2016, 11:00 ET
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Understanding Fresh Food Subscription Study

What is one of the largest shifts in consumer food sourcing? According to the Understanding Fresh Food Subscription study just released by...

Dec 30, 2015, 15:57 ET
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Technomic Supports Efforts to End Child Hunger

 Child hunger in this country is a very real and significant problem. One in 5 U.S. children struggles...

Nov 24, 2015, 00:49 ET
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Adult Beverage Report Reveals Themes and Opportunities for On-Premise Operators to Capitalize on Emerging Trends

 Technomic Inc.'s recently released 2015 BarTAB Report forecasts 2016 on-premise total adult beverage volumes to remain flat, yet anticipates...

Nov 10, 2015, 16:49 ET
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Darren Tristano Appointed President of Technomic

 Winsight, LLC ("Winsight"), a business-to-business media and information company specializing in the convenience-retailing, restaurant and...

Nov 09, 2015, 11:10 ET
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Profitable Franchisees Propel Fastest-Growing Restaurant Brands

Restaurant chains aiming to expand their national footprints even more through franchising should continually focus on the unit economics within...

Nov 05, 2015, 11:10 ET
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Technomic's Consumer 4Sight Group Takes a Deep Dive into Gen Z Foodservice Usage Patterns

The next generation of American consumers is ethnically diverse, tech-savvy and on the move. Technomic's Special Topics Study, GEN Z: Decoding the...

Nov 03, 2015, 11:15 ET
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Foodservice Flavor Lifecycle Accelerates as Ingredient Variety Explodes

 Forty percent of consumers say they are more willing to visit a restaurant that offers new and/or innovative flavors, according to the new...

Oct 27, 2015, 11:10 ET
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Challenged by Per Capita Consumption, Beer Industry Realizes Nominal Growth

 Beer remains the most frequently consumed alcohol type and the largest adult beverage industry, but is challenged by ongoing declines in per...

Oct 26, 2015, 11:21 ET
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Technomic's Take: 2016 Food Trends

 The U.S. restaurant industry is evolving in profound ways, according to Technomic. The nation's leading food research and consulting firm lays...

Oct 21, 2015, 11:15 ET
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Innovative Desserts Can Boost Check Averages and Drive Off-Peak Traffic

 Consumers love dessert: 63 percent indulge at least once a week. While most customers tend to favor standard sweets like cookies, cakes and...

Oct 13, 2015, 11:10 ET
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What's Next in Spicy Foods on Technomic's Flavor Lifecycle

 It's no secret that spicy is an incendiary menu flavor right now. Technomic's Flavor Lifecycle, which tracks flavors on their journey from...

Oct 08, 2015, 11:10 ET
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Small Plates Will Continue to Rise in Popularity, Replacing Traditional Mealparts

 Though some foodservice consumers still view the left side of the menu (LSM)—particularly starters, small plates and sides—as...

Oct 01, 2015, 11:10 ET
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Integration of Technology & Training Will Optimize Foodservice DSR Productivity

According to the 2015 Technomic DSR Benchmarking Report, three in four foodservice distributors say they will increase distributor sales...

Sep 30, 2015, 11:10 ET
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Technomic Finds Millennials' Adult Beverage Choices Evolving as They Mature

Nearly three in 10 adults in the U.S. are Millennials and of legal drinking age. The sheer size of the Millennial generation, (born between 1977...

Sep 22, 2015, 11:10 ET
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Restaurant Consumers' Multidimensional Definition of Value Emphasizes the Overall Dining Experience

 Nearly 80 percent of consumers say that "value" is very important in their decision of where to dine—but their definition of foodservice...

Sep 01, 2015, 09:15 ET
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Winsight Acquires Technomic

 Winsight, LLC ("Winsight"), formerly CSP Business Media, a market-dominant, business-to-business media and information company specializing in...

Aug 13, 2015, 11:10 ET
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Wine Industry Growth Slows as Competition Heats Up, Finds Technomic

Following strong volume growth earlier in the decade, the wine industry's upward trajectory continues, but the rate of growth has decelerated. In...