• Coffee wars: The battle is brewing for the attention of coffee fans in Canada

    September 28, 2012
    By Barbara Smyth Canadians love their coffee! Canadian coffee drinkers consume an average of just over 13 cups of coffee a week. That means that those who drink coffee are likely to have two cups per day. Few if any other food or beverage items hold such popularity among Canadians, so it’s no wonder that there’s ...
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  • Brewing up profit: Top tips to boost tea sales at Canadian restaurants

    September 7, 2012
    By Sean Moon   Tea lovers continue to search for the perfect daily brew at Canadian restaurants Canadian tea drinkers are a passionate bunch when it comes to their daily cuppa, but for foodservice operators in this country, that passion doesn’t always translate into increased sales of the world’s second-most popular beverage. For many confirmed tea lovers, if ...
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  • Canadian restaurants ride the beverage wave

    May 3, 2012
    By Linda Strachan With the welcome return to warm weather, consumers will look for more thirst-quenching options from their favourite restaurants. Carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) are a restaurant standby, one of the largest product categories tracked by The NPD Group, topping more than 1.3 billion servings in the past year. However CSDs at restaurants have experienced a steady ...
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