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Oct 24, 2019, 10:30 ET Technomic reveals 7 hot trends to watch out for in 2020

Technomic has used its predictive capabilities to reveal seven trends to expect in the foodservice industry in 2020, along with the common threads of ...


Oct 09, 2019, 10:10 ET Technomic uses predictive analytics to identify top menu ingredients to watch and help clients anticipate industry shifts

Technomic has provided the foodservice industry with trend insights, analytics and expertise for over 50 years. The company is now leveraging...


Oct 03, 2019, 09:08 ET Shrinking Dessert Menus Highlight The Increased Need To Optimize The Product Mix, Technomic Finds In New Report

Dessert is a dining mainstay, with 41% of consumers eating dessert after a meal at least once a week, Technomic's 2019 Dessert Consumer Trend Report...


Sep 05, 2019, 11:22 ET Addressing value perceptions will be key to maintaining smaller mealparts as an ideal innovation platform, Technomic reveals in new report

With consumers' desire for innovation increasing and snacking becoming more of a habit, mealparts such as starters, small plates and sides are...


Aug 08, 2019, 09:18 ET Beverage category ripe with opportunity through driving takeout occasions and offering a variety of innovative options, Technomic finds in new study

Beverages have always played a significant role in foodservice and the category is continuously evolving. Technomic's recently released...


Jul 25, 2019, 09:09 ET Shifting definitions of value increasingly include food quality and service, Technomic reveals in new report

Value remains a vital component in the path to purchase, with 76% of consumers saying it's a very important factor when deciding where to dine....


Jul 11, 2019, 12:32 ET Technomic shared key trends impacting foodservice and adult beverage suppliers during recent conference in Chicago

Technomic hosted foodservice and adult beverage suppliers during a recent conference June 17-18 in Chicago. Speakers from Applebee's, Kahala Brands...


Jul 02, 2019, 11:02 ET Burgers risk losing their reputation as a relatively affordable entree, Technomic finds in new report

Burgers are often thought of as being more affordable than other menu items, but as prices continue to rise at a faster rate than the average entree, ...


Jun 10, 2019, 10:09 ET Students' foodservice demands grow both on and off campus, Technomic finds in 2019 College & University Consumer Trend Report

Delivery, technology and health trends are changing the foodservice landscape and younger generations are leading this charge. Technomic's 2019...


Jun 05, 2019, 09:12 ET Technomic shared key financial and industry insights along with menu and concept trends at the centennial National Restaurant Association Show

The National Restaurant Association Show closed out a successful 100th anniversary in Chicago on May 18-21 with numerous prominent sessions, speakers ...


May 02, 2019, 09:17 ET Technomic to feature prominent guest speakers at June conference in Chicago for foodservice suppliers

Technomic will feature prominent guest speakers at its upcoming conference as part of the Foodservice Planning Program, June 17-19, in Chicago. Pat...


Apr 24, 2019, 09:23 ET Restaurants brace for increased competition as emerging channels continue to expand, Technomic finds in new report

While usage of emerging channels is still low overall compared to traditional foodservice segments, strong appeal among younger consumers and...


Feb 28, 2019, 13:11 ET Chick-fil-A jumps to No. 5 in Technomic's Top 500 chain rankings

Technomic finds that Chick-fil-A is now ranked No. 5 within the Top 500 restaurant chains, surpassing sales for both Wendy's and Burger King in 2018. ...


Feb 28, 2019, 09:08 ET Consumption of meatless dishes remains strong as consumers increasingly follow restrictive specialty diets, according to new Technomic study

More consumers now than in 2016 say they are following restrictive specialty diets, Technomic discovered in the 2019 Center of the Plate: Seafood and ...


Feb 13, 2019, 15:01 ET Global Supply Chain Summit Partners with Technomic

Technomic and the Global Supply Chain Summit announced today that they would be partnering to further the aims of the summit and its members. The...


Feb 12, 2019, 10:32 ET Technomic releases 2019 foodservice forecast in latest reporting

Technomic released its foodservice forecast and sizing for 2019, including data parceled out by industry segment. The company has been producing...


Feb 11, 2019, 09:10 ET 5 trends shaping the on-premise market in 2019

Adult beverages play a huge part in attracting customers and the on-premise channel is vital to an alcohol brand's success. Technomic's On-Premise...


Feb 08, 2019, 09:08 ET Sustainability concerns and alternative proteins shifting the dynamic for beef and pork menu offerings, Technomic finds in new report

Beef and pork have long been staples of Americans' plates but with growing sustainability and health concerns, shifts are taking place in this...


Jan 31, 2019, 09:18 ET Technomic kicked off 2019 with speakers from Dot Foods, Punch Bowl Social and Chipotle at recent conference in Arizona

Technomic helped 300 foodservice and adult beverage professionals jump-start their business plans for the year by sharing industry-leading data and...


Jan 03, 2019, 09:08 ET Technomic to cover reaching the DSR, the menu of tomorrow and eatertainment success during upcoming conference in Arizona

Technomic will host foodservice and adult beverage peers at its members-only Planning Program conference Jan. 7-9 in Scottsdale, Ariz. With the theme ...


Dec 19, 2018, 09:08 ET Increased delivery usage shows potential for driving incremental occasions, Technomic finds in new study

Consumers who are relying more heavily on delivery than in the past report a net increase in the number of orders they are placing overall, according ...


Dec 05, 2018, 12:02 ET Full-service restaurants are looking to bounce back and establish new growth strategies for future success

The full-service segment—and casual dining in particular—has faced numerous challenges over the past several years, but cautious optimism is emerging ...


Nov 29, 2018, 08:09 ET Amazon recognized as leading online source for operators' foodservice purchases

The percentage of street operators purchasing goods online has dramatically increased since 2014, with over 40% saying they use third-party...


Nov 01, 2018, 14:42 ET Consumers increasingly making food choices based on personal definition of health

Consumers are increasingly taking on a more personalized, holistic view of health. They're making food and beverage choices based on their personal...


Oct 04, 2018, 08:24 ET Recent Study Findings, Dynamic Breakout Sessions And A New Location Highlights Of Technomic's January Conference In Arizona

Technomic's Foodservice Planning Program will share new studies along with industry and economic updates during the upcoming conference, being held...