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Consumer Trends

Consumer trends, insights and preferences

Consumer Trends

Moms Run the Show on Mother's Day

Sunday, May 12, promises to be a high-grossing day for restaurants, as families across the country take mom out to eat for Mother’s Day. According to Caroline Potter, Chief Dining Officer of OpenTable.com, “Mother’s Day has always been one of the biggest dining holidays of the year—and with good reason. Being a mother is one of the most important jobs in the world.”

Consumer Trends

Emerging ethnic flavors

Asian, Latin and Mediterranean have dominated the "ethnic" category on menus for at least a decade. Now, Datassential's data analysis of U.S. Chains and Independents in 2012 revealed that niche ingredients and flavors within these big three are emerging.

Consumers are showing more interest in doing what’s right for the environment—as long as it doesn’t cost them more.

For this in-demand set, one size does not fit all.

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