Diners will pay more for meals that include potatoes
January 26, 2023
A recent study of 1,500 patrons (consumers who eat out at restaurants) identified habits and opinions of restaurant patrons related to potatoes.
What Do Consumers Really Think About Restaurant Sustainability?
December 14, 2022
In a recent newsletter, Simplot addresses Restaurant Sustainability. Datassential reports that restaurants are moving swiftly to adopt more sustainable business practices. But do their customers even care?
Foodservice Operators Turn to Frozen Foods to Meet their Business Needs
November 12, 2022
New research finds that more than 90% of foodservice operators use frozen foods in their menus, with the healthcare, convenience store and fast casual categories reporting the greatest increase in use since 2019.
Simplot suggests 24 Low-Cost Sustainability Tactics to Restaurants
July 27, 2022
The drive for greater sustainability in restaurants remains one of the industry’s hottest trends in 2022. Fully 55% of U.S. consumers say they have shifted their purchase behavior to be more sustainable.
BurgerFi and Gopuff Expand Pilot to Deliver Fresh Made Burgers and Fries to Customers Nationwide (United States)
July 10, 2022
BurgerFi, one of the nation's fastest-growing, premium fast-casual concepts, and Gopuff, the go-to platform for immediate delivery of customers' everyday needs, announced plans to expand the delivery of BurgerFi items.
NPD: Consumers will continue to eat more dinners at home
July 10, 2022
Inflation and other rising costs have consumers looking to cut expenses, and eating more dinners at home is one way they do it. Out-of-necessity dinners at home peaked during the pandemic but have since normalized.
Nacho fries return for a limited time (US) as fans take the driver's seat in the latest trailer from Taco Bell
March 13, 2022
For the love of Nacho Fries, Taco Bells' #1 best-selling limited-time offering is back in the United States. A fan-favorite menu item like this deserves a fan-first celebration to match, which is why Taco Bell is giving fans plenty of ways to dip into the nacho cheesy sauce goodness.
Kerry identifies barbecue as the world’s top taste in 2021
February 24, 2022
Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company has reviewed extensive research and examined global trends in emerging flavors in an effort to identify the top global taste trend in 2021.
Simplot's outlook: 4 Operational Trends for Restaurants in 2022
January 08, 2022
Potato Processor Simplot looks ahead at 2022. What should restaurant operators expect? An experts view on the supply chain crisis, labor shortages, new technology and restaurants’ innovative solutions.
Miso Robotics Foodservice Robot Flippy is growing up
November 02, 2021
Miso Robotics, the startup transforming the foodservice industry with intelligent automation, unveiled the newest model of Flippy, its flagship product, aptly named Flippy 2.