QSR, Restaurant and Food Service Trends

Burger King is selling a sundae stuffed full of French fries in Singapore
December 28, 2020

Burger King is selling a sundae stuffed full of French fries in Singapore

Burger King described the dessert as 'eccentric, but delicious' with contrasting temperatures, textures, and flavors. It's an ice-cream sundae full of fries.
And, yes, the fries are served hot.
Jeff Veysey Retires from McCain after a remarkable 44 year, single company career
December 18, 2020

McCain Foods Canada appoints new VP Foodservice Sales as Jeff Veysey retires after 44 years with the company

McCain Foods announces leadership changes to its Canadian Foods Service Sales Team. With an outstanding 44 years of service, Jeff Veysey has decided to retire on December 31, 2020.
Walking In A Cheesy Wonderland: Taco Bell® Nacho Fries are Home for The Holidays
December 17, 2020

Taco Bell® brings back its Nacho Fries for The Holidays!

Taco Bell's Nacho Fries were incredibly popular and the fans of these tasty fries were highly disappointed when they were discontinued. Now they are back! But only for a limited time during the holidays, starting December 24.
España: Un nuevo negocio del casco antiguo compostelano reinventa la patata asada de feria a la gallega
November 23, 2020

España: Un nuevo negocio del casco antiguo compostelano reinventa la patata asada de feria a la gallega

Se llama Galipapas y, como su nombre bien indica, es una reinvención a la gallega de todo un clásico en el sur de España y del baked potatoe de la cocina inglesa.
El turrón de patatas fritas que deja sordo
November 16, 2020

El turrón de patatas fritas que deja sordo

Albert Adriá sorprende con un turrón elaborado con patatas fritas de bolsa de Lays Gourmet, cobertura de chocolate, chocolate con caramelo y praliné de macadamia tostada. 'Es un turrón que te deja sordo porque cuando lo masticas es tan crujiente que dejas de escuchar a quien te habla'
Mexico reinstates labeling exemption for foodservice products
November 12, 2020

Mexico reinstates labeling exemption for foodservice products, facilitating US exports

The US potato industry was informed that Mexico rescinded its new front of pack labeling regulation, reinstating the exemption for foodservice products, according to a newsletter from the National Potato Council.
Lockdown 2.0 (UK) is here – AHDB reflects on what it means for the potato industry
November 10, 2020

Lockdown 2.0 (UK) is here – AHDB reflects on what it means for the potato industry

In the United Kingdom, Lockdown 2.0 is happening and it brings widespread closure of pubs and restaurants once again. AHDB reflects on what it means for the potato industry
Burger King reveals a more tender side asking people to support McDonald's
November 02, 2020

Burger King reveals a more tender side asking people to support McDonald's

You may not be anywhere near the office water cooler right now, but we still want to spotlight the most talked about creative from the brands that should be on your radar. Today, everyone's talking about Burger King's 'endorsement' of McDonald's.
Fairfields Farm Set to Supply Leading Meal Kit Player, HelloFresh
October 06, 2020

Fairfields Farm Set to Supply Leading Meal Kit Player, HelloFresh

Essex potato grower, Fairfields Farm, is excited to announce that it will be supplying HelloFresh with its low carbon footprint potatoes from October.
Papas Colombianas: ¡Papa pa’ ti! ¡Papa pa’ mí! ¿Y a ti cuál papa te gusta?
October 05, 2020

Papas Colombianas: ¡Papa pa’ ti! ¡Papa pa’ mí! ¿Y a ti cuál papa te gusta?

En esta conversación con Óscar Rene González, líder del proyecto 60 Nativas, conocerás papas que probablemente no sabías que existían y a un ser humano que le apuesta a lo nuestro.
McDonald's is seeking boost resilience of its British potato supply chain to environmental degradation and climate impacts
September 28, 2020

McDonald's and McCain offer climate resilience funding for UK potato farmers

Fast food giant McDonald's is working with McCain Foods and Prince's Countryside Trust to help farmers in the United Kingdom improve soil health and boost resilience to climate change and Brexit
US Restaurant Sales up in August, but Operators Remain Concerned
September 22, 2020

US Restaurant Sales up in August, but Operators Remain Concerned

As total restaurant sales losses in the United States topped USD 185 billion, a majority of operators do not expect their business to fully recover within 6 months.
El secreto de las patatas fritas belgas que debes conocer
August 24, 2020

El secreto de las patatas fritas belgas que debes conocer

Responden al nombre de 'frites' – cuidado con llamarlas French fries- y cualquiera que las prueba cae rendido a la sencillez de sus encantos.
SkipTheDishes and McCain Talk Spud Sales Amidst Decreased Demand During COVID-19
August 20, 2020

SkipTheDishes and McCain Foods Talk Potato Sales in Canada During COVID-19

In celebration of National Potato Day and hard-working potato farmers across the country, Canada's largest food delivery app and the world's largest manufacturer of frozen potato products team up to provide consumption data.
The McDonald’s first global flagship Net Zero Energy-designed restaurant will serve as a learning hub to test sustainable solutions.
August 01, 2020

McDonald's new Global flagship Restaurant at Walt Disney World Resort is the First of its kind

McDonald’s first global flagship Net Zero Energy-designed restaurant will serve as a learning hub to test sustainable solutions. Modern architecture is combined with technology to create enough renewable energy on-site to cover its energy needs on a net annual basis.
Simplot Introduces New Delivery-focused Fry That Holds 40+ Minutes
July 22, 2020

Simplot Introduces New Delivery-focused Fry That Holds 40+ Minutes

Simplot has begun shipping a new line of fries that operators around the world have been waiting for: fries that stay crisp 40+ minutes after cooking—longer than any other fries in the industry! What’s more, they can be reheated to perfection at home in the microwave.
The solutions provided by sorting technologies are more necessary now than ever before.
July 20, 2020

Tomra Food Reaches Out to Help Vegetable Processors During Covid-19 Crisis

TOMRA Food is reaching out to vegetable processors everywhere to help them tackle the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
White Castle Just Hired a New Fry Guy—and It's a Robot
July 15, 2020

White Castle becomes the first fast food chain to test out the robot fry cook, Flippy, from Miso Robotics

White Castle Just Hired a New Fry Guy—and It's a Robot. The next time Harold and Kumar go to a White Castle, there may be a robot making their French Fries.

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