Consumer Trends

Consumer trends, insights and preferences

Consumer Trends

What Denny Post learned from observing delivery customers

A series of in-home visits left the Nextbite co-president more excited than ever about the future of virtual brands. Here are some of her takeaways.

Consumer Trends

California begins issuing inflation relief funds

It’s one of the largest relief efforts among a number of states offering cash injections to help consumers deal with rising costs. Will restaurants benefit?

As consumers look for more and more to hold their interest in restaurant menus, operators are working overtime to come up with new and exciting ways to amp up the flavor and indulgence. One easy way t...

Comfort foods have been popular for ages for good reason. But now, “Southern Comfort” trends are sweeping menus, and it’s easy to see why: Bold flavors such as barbecue pair perfectly with indulgent c...

Consumers named the food and beverage industry one of the most important industries when it comes to sustainability, according to a report published this month by research company Morning Consult. ...

Digital, data-driven solutions are unmatched among ways for restaurateurs to connect—and stay connected—with loyal customers. Digital marketing, digital ordering and overall customer loyalty are each ...

Technomic data reveals the recent limited-time offers consumers would most likely purchase.

Despite the boom in takeout and delivery during the pandemic, restaurant goers still prefer the elevated experience of dining in, according to a new report.

Packaging, both safe and eco-friendly, has been a top sustainability initiative this year, and with the rise in popularity in takeout and delivery, it’s important for operators to seek out quality packaging to ensure the food they’re offering gets to diners in good condition.

Sauces are one of the most-preferred methods for imparting flavor into a dish—Technomic’s recent Flavor Consumer Trend Report finds that 60% of consumers say so. Many dishes on menus can be sauced to ...

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