4 ways to turn summer street foods into delicious soups

Check out these four ways to turn summertime street food faves into conveniently portioned soups.

Consumer Trends

Soup's on for summer

Check out what's trending in the world of soup to prep for the warm season.

Check out these ways that unique toppings can help boost soup’s appeal.

Operators are tapping seasonal ingredients and holiday flavors to create new dishes.

Take autumn offerings up a notch by featuring seasonal favorites in new, unexpected ways.

Will the looming pumpkin shortage pose a problem for the many chains that bank on autumn LTOs?

With “frigid and bitter” conditions predicted for the upcoming winter, operators already are preparing, checking systems and making upgrades.

According to the National Retail Federation’s 2014 Valentine’s Day spending survey, consumers will shell out $3.5 billion going out to celebrate.

Cooking seasonally goes beyond sourcing fruits, vegetables and other ingredients that are at their peak. After all, for the next few months, local fields may be barren and fresh produce scarce in a large part of the country.

Operators say more corporate customers are booking year-end events—and spending more when they do.

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