food costs


Chains face a potential avocado shortage

Prices have spiked following President Trump’s threat to close the Mexican border, says RB’s The Bottom Line. That’s bad news for Chipotle and others.


Chicken wing prices are at 7-year lows

The price of wings is down 32% over the past year as consumers shift toward boneless chicken, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Tossing out food not only is bad for the planet, it’s also bad for business.

Chain restaurants are praising a plan to help food distributors and other supply haulers keep a rein on their transportation costs.

Chains built around chicken wings are rejiggering menus to keep costs in check.

Wings are the wild card amid improving prices.

Attendees of the Global Restaurant Leadership Conference learned how the global market varies from region to region, but in other respects is a small world. Here are some of the overseas trends that might sound familiar to U.S. operators, though sometimes with a twist.

Upscale concept The Nomad adapts its popular chicken entree for fast casual.

Here's how to navigate the forward-thinking practice, according to Advice Guy.

A fast casual downsizes its sandwiches to boost traffic.