Consumer Trends

Consumers tune in to better-for-you concepts

Health-focused chains with customizable menus are among the Top 500’s biggest winners.


Dairy Queen takes its Dreamsicle Dip Cone national

The chain has added items to its treat menu and has a new tagline, Happy Tastes Good.

The company expects to source 726 million cage-free eggs in the U.S. this year.

The sandwich giant has introduced a Green Goddess Tuna Melt, developed with the food media brand, at some U.S. locations.

The chain has added a vegan and a vegetarian bowl to its line of diet-friendly options.

The product is the chain’s latest effort to bolster lagging breakfast sales.

This week’s episode of RB's podcast, "A Deeper Dive," looks back at the year in marketing, technology, food and everything else.

The company will measure use of human antibiotics in beef over the next two years before establishing reduction targets.

The limited-time offer pairs Belgian waffles with Extra Crispy fried chicken.

A report gave failing grades to all but three major burger concepts, including McDonald’s and Burger King.