The firm also expects consumers to abandon fad diets in favor of enjoying all of the food groups in moderation.
The U.S. Hispanic population's overall restaurant visits outpaced its population growth, research says.
Technomic's has unveiled its Consumer Narrative comprised of more than 7.5 million consumer ratings compiled within Technomic's Consumer Brand Metrics (CBM).
Restaurant spending experienced a recent surge that is causing grocery stores to lose ground with U.S. shoppers.
Their biggest complaints, according to the research, are that restaurants are too expensive, that it's cheaper to eat at home and that they feel better about cooking at home because it's healthier and tastes better.
The release of the report comes a day before the National Restaurant Association's annual lobby day on Capitol Hill.
Dallas, Texas-based TDn2K, provider of workforce, sales and social data for the restaurant industry, reported that Q1 final results for its "Restaurant Industry Snapshot" data for March show same-store sales growth of 2.8 percent, the best for the industry since the recession.
The study is designed to capture a price index for out-of-home food consumption, provide price indications and flag price disparities based on city region density.
Folio: will recognize honorees on June 8 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.
The organization conducted a new survey and determined, based on its results, that the proposal will undermine the quality of customer service the industry is able to provide.
Technomic released results regarding the 500 largest restaurant chains in the United States, which found that the restaurants accelerated their cumulative sales to a 4 percent increase growth in 2014, totaling an estimated $274.4 billion.
LivingSocial has released its "Restaurants Trends & Insights for 2015" report, which found that 68 percent of restaurateurs have limited marketing budgets and 49 percent of respondents have difficulty tracking ROI of marketing investments as their most significant marketing challenges.
Chick-fil-A and Papa John's deliver the best customer experience in the fast food industry, according to the 2015 Temkin Experience Ratings.
The National Restaurant Association's Chief Economist Bruce Grindy revealed his thoughts on the latest employment trends in a statement: "Despite the challenging winter weather conditions in parts of the country, restaurants continued to add jobs at a robust pace in...
Technomic's New Consumer4Sight Group gathered data from 81,870 consumer foodservice occasions over one year to take a look at the 2015 landscape.