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Aug 18, 2020, 07:42 ET Technomic and Shortest Track partner to share the top five markets most disrupted by COVID-19 this week

The impact of COVID-19 on the foodservice industry continues to be catastrophic. In an effort to monitor the effects of the pandemic and share key...


Aug 12, 2020, 14:22 ET Technomic revises foodservice industry forecasts reflecting sales growth of 21% in 2021 after significant decline in 2020

Technomic has revised its forecasts for the remainder of 2020 and into 2021 as the pandemic continues to disrupt the foodservice industry. This data...


Jun 26, 2020, 11:17 ET Technomic shares key data points in State of the Industry presentation, launches new Economic Impact Navigator program

Technomic hosted its first virtual conference as part of the Foodservice Planning Program and shared a State of the Industry presentation, covering...


Apr 20, 2020, 16:15 ET After steady growth in 2019, Technomic predicts 2020 will be the most challenging year on record for the Top 500 chain restaurants

Technomic released the Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report, which ranks each top chain by sales performance for the previous year. This year's report...


Feb 12, 2020, 07:22 ET Technomic releases new research as part of foodservice technology program and consumer trend study

Recent research as part of Technomic's foodservice technology program sheds a light on the fast-paced and evolving influence technology has on...


Jan 16, 2020, 09:09 ET Technomic features foodservice industry-leading guest speakers at January conference for suppliers

Technomic hosted its January Planning Program meeting last week in Scottsdale, Ariz., with more than 300 foodservice manufacturers in attendance. The ...


Dec 18, 2019, 12:53 ET Retail foodservice purchases on the rise compared to 2017, new Technomic study discovers

Technomic found that 66% of consumers purchase prepared foods from retail at least three times a month, compared to 55% in 2017. Technomic's 2019...


Dec 12, 2019, 10:54 ET Technomic shares 5 global restaurant trends as we approach a new decade

The end of another decade is a great opportunity to reflect on just how dynamic and fast-moving the restaurant industry is. Plant-based "meats,"...


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...