Controlling Costs

Food Costs OutlookView All
By Kimberly Savilonis, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing

Published in Restaurant Business newsletter

A major topic of conversation in the restaurant industry over the past 18 months has been the continued rise in commodity prices, especially for proteins.

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Commodities Prices

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Get a handle on your food costs by using our tool for tracking the pricing trends for key restaurant commodities, including poultry, beef, pork, eggs, corn, coffee and flour. The gauge provides a trajectory of where the prices are heading, enabling restaurateurs to anticipate the impact on food costs and adjust their menus accordingly. The information is updated continuously with actual market quotes, providing the industry's most current and insightful directional data.

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