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6 menu items Hispanic diners crave

Here are six food and beverage items that more Hispanic consumers say they want to order from restaurants today than two years ago.

Financing

Restaurant sales are accelerating at an unexpected rate, Technomic says

Lower gas prices and higher employment are quickening the industry’s top-line growth, according to updated figures.

As the divisions between dayparts blur, so too are the lines between limited-service spots—as indicated by some trends spelled out in a recent Technomic report.

Breakout stars on menus range from all-American to ethnic flavors, light florals to indulgent fats.

Keeping millennials engaged is key to maintaining sales. Here’s a look at five ways to keep the attention of this demographic cohort of digital natives.

Customers say they’ll spend more on these foods at restaurants.

But even in weak sectors, restaurants with the right combination of factors can win market share.

With 2015 coming to a close, Technomic has identified the 10 trends likely to shape menus next year. Here is what the Chicago researcher has identified.

The Top 500 restaurant chains that experienced a surge in both sales and units in 2015 are hitting on trends that proved to grow sales and traffic.

Consumers between the ages of 21 and 34 are transforming the alcoholic beverage market at restaurants and bars. The new On-Premise Intelligence Report from Technomic and the Beverage Marketing Corp. shows how.

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