Opportunities are available with healthier offerings, leaner proteins and breakfast varieties.
Big-margin soft drinks are good for operators' bottom lines.
Gold medalist learns new non-carb diet and realizes positive results.
The terms now capturing restaurant consumers' mindsets include simplicity, value, authenticity, playfulness, escapism, invigorating and risk taking.
The American Pizza Community is arguing that the law makes little sense for the pizza segment, which yields 90 percent of all orders from the phone or online.
Eighty percent mistakenly believe the gluten-free diet is either "more healthful" or a weight loss solution, instead of a medically-indicated diet for the auto immune disorder Celiac Sprue.
One analyst estimates that 5 percent of McDonald's sales come from soft drinks.
Research shows that 96 percent of the nearly 31,000 menu items studied from chain restaurants failed to meet USDA recommendations for calories, sodium, fat and saturated fat combined.
The inaugural Top 100 Movers & Shakers features a ranking of the top concepts, leaders and trends in the $38 billion pizza segment.
Last July, the NRA and many other organizations suggested the FDA use flexibility for menu labeling stipulations as they apply to both chains and smaller operations. We're still waiting to hear the final verdict.
US Foods' top chef Mark Eggerding discusses culinary trends in foodservice and what the company is going to help restaurants stay relevant.
Social media, mobile and point-of-sale trends have evolved.
Company will gauge results from Minnesota rollout before making a decision to go national.
Fastcasual.com speaks with Honest Tea founder Seth Goldman about the company's 2011 acquisition and trends in brewed tea.
Fastcasual.com speaks with Coca-Cola's Mark Rhode about the company's healthy beverage and smoothie product line and trends.
During NRA Show keynote address, former president says collaboration is the key to the future.
Researchers have found no consistent relationship between participants' driving distance to QSR joints and their weight over a 30-year span
Frugality and a return to real, natural ingredients are leading consumers back to high-quality tea, coffee, sodas and lemonade offerings that deliver the authentic flavor.
A study found that only 8 to 12 percent of gluten-free consumers said they bought gluten-free products because they or a member of their household has celiac disease or an intolerance to gluten, wheat or other ingredients.
Former Wall Street trader endures daunting certification process to reach 100 percent organic status.