Jamba Juice

Consumer Trends

2010 Snack Trends

The Food Channel, in association with Mintel International, CultureWaves and the International Food Futurists, has released their top ten snack trends for the year.

Systems Services of America and Jamba Juice Form West Coast Distribution Alliance

EMERYVILLE, CA ( October 9, 2012 - Business Wire)—Jamba Juice Company and Systems Services of America announced the formation of a supply chain...

The 27-unit healthy chain with locations in Washington, D.C., New York City, Boston and Philly has the backing to expand, with the hopes of taking on Chipotle. To that end, its founders are working to turn the restaurant into a lifestyle brand, investing in schools, music festivals and more.

The San Francisco-based concept has identified mid-Atlantic states and Florida as high-growth targets.

Following a test of the concept, this location introduces a new design and service model.

More than half of the restaurant industry’s $491 billion in sales come from the Top 500 chains. And these giants grew at a modestly stronger rate, both in terms of sales and store counts, than the industry overall. Restaurant Business focused on the leading 250 performers to identify trends for our first-ever special report delivering lessons from Technomic’s annual Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. This special package includes lessons for all operators from the largest chains by segment, menu category and more.

Chains ranking highest in their competitive set deliver more than just good food. They’re winning in all aspects of the dining experience, from service to convenience.

Together, the specialty LSR category increased sales by 8.6%, to $6.9 billion, and units by 5.2%, to 11,070.

Diners rated these chains as tops when it comes to healthful options.

New foodservice Board Chairman Mikel Weber, vice president of eastern operations for Golden Corral Corporation, Raleigh, NC, heads a 16-member board that...

  • Page 3