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Jan 14, 2016, 03:00 ET 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 more...


Jan 05, 2016, 11:00 ET 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 Technomic, ...


Dec 30, 2015, 03:57 ET 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 with hunger—that's 16 million kids who can't...


Nov 24, 2015, 12:49 ET 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 dollars...


Nov 10, 2015, 04:49 ET 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 03, 2015, 11:15 ET 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 Technomic...


Oct 26, 2015, 11:21 ET 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 out 10 ...


Oct 21, 2015, 11:15 ET 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 pies,...


Oct 13, 2015, 11:10 ET 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 innovation ...


Oct 01, 2015, 11:10 ET 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 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 and...


Sep 22, 2015, 11:10 ET 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 value...


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

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


Jul 29, 2015, 11:10 ET Technomic Finds Strategic Implications of Continued GPO Growth for Foodservice Operators, Distributors & Manufacturers

The 2015 GPO Assessment and Outlook Update report, is available from Technomic Inc., with key insights from operators, distributors, manufacturers...


Jul 28, 2015, 11:10 ET Technomic Decodes Foodservice Consumers with Eater Archetypes

Consumers are more complex than any trend piece in the media can portray about Millennials, Baby Boomers or other demographic groups. To understand...


Jul 15, 2015, 11:10 ET At 2015's Midway Mark, Technomic Tracks Six Foodservice Industry-Leading Trends

With half of 2015 behind us, Technomic research experts have taken stock of the market forces and menu trends emerging in the foodservice industry....


Jul 14, 2015, 11:10 ET IFDA, Technomic & FSMA Launch Groundbreaking Online Foodservice Training

Technomic experts, working in collaboration with the International Foodservice Distribution Association (IFDA) and the Foodservice Sales & Marketing...


Jul 01, 2015, 11:10 ET Poultry Will Battle Other Healthful Alternatives for Share of Stomach

Vegetarian, vegan and seafood options continue to increase on menus; however, due to the flexibility that poultry offers operators to create...


Jun 22, 2015, 11:15 ET Technomic's 7 Eater Archetypes Define Foodservice Consumer Landscape

There's little room for error in today's rapidly evolving foodservice consumer culture. Operators need to know who their customers are and what...


Jun 16, 2015, 11:10 ET Industry Same-Store Sales Increase 4 Percent in Q1, Midscale Outperform Other Segments

Tracking data from more than 100 national public and private chains that generate more than $40 billion in quarterly sales, Technomic's Financial...


Jun 03, 2015, 01:15 ET Fastest-growing Brands and Categories Re-shape the Spirits Industry, Finds Technomic

Three of the top five fastest-growing spirits brands are vodkas, but whiskey is the category with the most momentum, according to the 2015 SpiritsTAB ...


May 18, 2015, 11:15 ET Technomic Tube Brings Foodservice Research to Life

Drawing upon Technomic's 50 years of rich industry knowledge and the expertise of its talented, multi-generational consulting and research team,...


May 05, 2015, 11:10 ET The Next Decade Will Make or Break Food Industry Companies, Technomic Forecasts

Today's major foodservice and retail food brands, along with their suppliers, face increasing challenges in recognizing and responding to...


Apr 27, 2015, 11:10 ET Technomic Puts the Spotlight on Limited Time Offers with Innovative New Tracking and Planning System

What does Shark Week have to do with menu development? Plenty, according to Technomic, the leading research and consulting firm in the foodservice...


Apr 21, 2015, 11:10 ET Technomic's New Consumer Narrative Reveals Untold Consumer Stories for Chain Restaurant Success

Technomic's Consumer Narrative offers a complete look at a chain restaurant brand's most valuable asset: its customers. Identifying key demographics...