Southwest Airlines passengers now sip the airline's signature LIFT® coffee from an improved new cup. It's easy to hold, heat retaining, environmentally friendly and sends an updated brand message for the airline as well.
Most restaurant operators are looking long and hard at flavor profiles and calorie counts in this age of menu labeling. Posting the calories of restaurant menu items has been the law in parts of the country for several years, and before long, it will be required nationwide for chains with 20 or more units.
It seems as though going gluten-free may no longer be the diet du jour. Spurred on by health and wellness trends such as the Paleo diet and the Whole 30 challenge, health-conscious consumers are increasingly seeking out more protein.
For all of the buzz surrounding global-food trends like ethnic flavors and small plates, it might come as a surprise that one of the things consumers are most clamoring for is as American as apple pie: hamburgers. 95 percent of consumers report eating a burger at least once per month, according to Chicago research firm Technomic’s 2013 Burger Consumer Trend Report.
Optimizing your food and labor costs with a back office solution is crucial in order to remain competitive today, but navigating back office systems can be a complex process. By becoming informed of the latest industry news and information, you can keep your business running efficiently and smoothly.
Consumers today are getting smart about their health, and your guests expect to see healthy choices alongside the not-so-healthy ones. As they wise up, it’s important for you—and for your business—to stay abreast of the latest trends to keep them satisfied and coming back for more.