Why Technomic is calling 2022 ‘the year of the climb’

Director of Menu Research and Insights Lizzy Freier reveals how the firm pinpoints the most relevant trends and why operators should pay attention to its forecast.

Every year around this time, Technomic releases its annual outlook for the year ahead.

The 2022 forecast is called “the year of the climb,” as the industry continues to emerge from the pandemic. Some of the trends are amplifications of what’s been going on in 2021, with comfort food, plant proteins and robotics continuing to evolve.

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But there are some surprise predictions in store.

Listen as Lizzy Freier, Technomic’s director of menu research and insights, shares how the research firm pinpoints the most relevant trends and why operators should pay attention.


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