New data from the Plant-Based Foods Association (PBFA) and The Good Food Institute (GFI) shows that U.S. retail plant-based food sales grew 27 per cent to US$7 billion in 2020. The growth in plant-based food sales was consistent across the nation, suggests the report, with more than 25 per cent growth in every U.S. census […]
Many new pandemic food trends have been formed during COVID-19. But how of them will be sticking around? Data and tech company Numerator has tried to assess just that in a new COVID Buyer Habit Index aimed at understanding the “stickiness” of new consumer buying behaviours. The analysis examines pandemic food trends in major categories including alcohol, […]
By Lizzy Freier Canadian foodservice continues to search for ways to diversify its offerings to patrons. Innovation in menu trends is as important in 2021 as it’s ever been, and this latest issue of Trend Watch reflects that. With establishments in many areas of Canada beginning to open up again with limited capacity, broadening your […]
New trends emerged across almost every industry in 2020 as consumers and businesses adjusted to the realities of a global pandemic. Drink trends within the beverage alcohol industry were no exception. Just like in fashion, drink trends regularly come and go as the seasons change and the calendar flips to a new year. This year, […]
In our first edition of Concept Watch of 2021, RestoBiz and Technomic highlight three standout restaurant concepts on show in Canadian foodservice.
The 2021 State of the Restaurant Industry Report details the impact of COVID-19, including statistics and trends in labour, menu, and tech.
Technomic’s expert predictions give a glimpse of what foodservice trends operators and customers should expect heading into the new year.
Technomic trends in consumer research earmark three things we should increasingly expect to see on Canadian menus.
Reports from SkipTheDishes and DoorDash offer insights into 2020’s leading food delivery trends among consumers.
In the latest edition of Trend Watch, we assess three continuing menu trends you can expect to see across Canada.