Beverage Trends

Beverage trends spilling into the restaurant industry

As many consumers look to spend with brands that support a cause, some restaurateurs are switching to wine on tap as an eco-friendly way to appeal to sustainably minded guests today. But the eco-...

Restaurants have been courting millennials for years, but now the attention is shifting to their kids. As the influential demographic moves into parenthood, these young moms and dads are spurring...

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Restaurants are taking the charred foods trend to coffee.

It’s one thing to whip up a signature beverage in a brick-and-mortar restaurant, where access to soda lines, water heaters and ample prep and storage space come standard. It’s another when the...

As consumer demand for convenience continues to fuel growth in takeout, it’s important we continue to explore additional product offerings that meet the needs of our guests,” says Andrea Benzschawel...

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Bartenders are mixing up modern takes on the mudslide and other cocktails.

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Chains use funky cocktail rims to excite guests and add flavor.

Election season didn’t just usher in a new president-elect. Residents of five cities across the country—Chicago; Boulder, Colo.; and three Bay Area locales, including San Francisco—voted to approve...

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Festive beverages—with and without alcohol—are getting customers in the door during the busy holiday season.

A third of consumers—and 40% of those ages 18 to 34—say their beverage preferences change depending on the time of year, according to Technomic’s Beverage Consumer Trend Report. To that end, seasonal...

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