Tips for restaurants who want to improve their ability to forecast demand, manage inventory, and stay properly supplied.

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Healthy Fast Food Trend Part 1: Beyond Plant Based Burgers

The healthy food trend has touched all parts of the food industry, including fast food. In this two-part series we examine the health effects of ultra-processed fast-food, where plant based alternatives may play a role in the future of fast food, and how restaurants can offer healthy, enticing, grab-and-go and fast food options for 21st …

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California Bill Legalizes CBD as Food and Drink Supplement

On October 8th, 2021 California took a huge leap forward in formally legalizing CBD, or Cannabinidoil by its full name, to be labeled an official food and drink supplement. Sure, you may have seen CBD drinks hit specialized shelves around the country over the past few years, but their content, claims, and dissemination has long …

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6 Tips to Make the Switch to Sustainable To-Go Containers Painless

Use of to-go food containers surged during the pandemic’s delivery boom. While the public, and regulators, focused on curbing Covid-19 transmission, efforts to reduce single-use plastics were put on the backburner.  But now, eco-packaging is back on the agenda, and restaurants are confronted with a tough choice – pay the cost to go sustainable or …

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Better Food, Better Profits Part 2: Clean Label Menus

November is World Vegan Month, the perfect opportunity for your restaurant to experiment with alternative menu specials. In part 2 of the Better Food, Better Profits series we explore one of the hottest trends in the foodservice industry for 2021-2022 – clean label food. The ‘Clean Label’ movement is part of the rising trend in …

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Better Food, Better Profits: Plant Based Menu Trends

November is World Vegan Month, the perfect opportunity for your restaurant to experiment with alternative menu specials. In part 1 of the Better Food, Better Profits series we explore one of the hottest trends in the foodservice industry for 2021-2022 – plant based food. The plant based consumer trend is skyrocketing. In the last two …

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Food Chain Crisis Explained: Rising Food Prices & Supply Disruptions

Heinz nearly ran out of ketchup packets this year, practically triggering a nationwide ketchup shortage. A surge in demand caused by the delivery and take-out boom is partly the reason. But the root cause of the current food chain crisis and rising food prices runs deeper than that. Supply chain disruptions and shortages like these …

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What Food Supply Chain News Means to You and Your Restaurant

Today’s economy is driven by consumer demand, which means that staying informed about the forces driving the food industry is leverage, especially for small and medium-sized restaurants. After having served the restaurant industry for nearly a decade, we know that one of the greatest challenges in managing a restaurant business is predicting supply and demand …

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Small Businesses Turn to Demand Planning to Thrive

To cope with the dynamic market, business owners and managers are looking for new strategies and solutions. The Future of Foodservice: Trends for 2021 E-book is an answer to those of you who are seeking insights into what the future holds and how to navigate the uncertain retail foodservice landscape going forward. Download the FREE …