Keeping up with the need for health and well-being in the growing Better-For-You category

By Julie Istead Thanks to heightened attention from consumers to the quality of food, the ‘Better For You’ dining category is growing faster than the foodservice industry can keep up. Consumers drive the food and beverage markets, and the demand for products starts to increase well before they hit the mainstream. Take, for example, the […]

Puratos Canada proactively meeting increasing consumer demand for health & well-being solutions

Press Release Puratos Canada, the Canadian arm of global Belgium-based ingredient supplier Puratos, has committed to becoming the market leader for health and well-being solutions. As a leader in innovation, Puratos is meeting consumer demands through a variety of strategies, offering the best nutritional value possible, without compromising on taste, quality, or safety. In 2019, […]

Trend watch: marine eats, wellness, and all things plant-based

By Sophie Mir Here are some of the leading menu trends to watch on Canadian menus. Marine Eats Offering savoury umami flavour complexity and a wide array of vitamins, minerals and trace elements, aquatic-based ingredients are emerging on menus in two ways. First, operators are shining a light on new seaweeds and other marine-based ingredients, […]

WW partners with Swiss Chalet to highlight healthy menu options

Press Release WW is pleased to announce a partnership with Swiss Chalet that will highlight the range of healthy eating options offered by the restaurant. “As partners in wellness, we recognize that the decision to make healthy eating choices extends beyond the home,” says Kevin O’Brien, President and General Manager for WW Canada. “WW inspires […]

Freshii introduces healthy twist on the classic Caesar salad

Press Release Freshii, the fast-growing health and wellness brand best known for making kale convenient and affordable has launched a Kale Caesar LTO. The limited-edition menu item is Freshii’s health-ified version of the classic (yet indulgent) Caesar Salad, and a natural progression for the ever-evolving menu — one that’s quickly changing the way the world eats. […]

Can an apple a day keep the blues away? The psychological benefits of good nutrition

By Sue Mah Mom was right when she told you to eat your fruits and veggies. But what your mom probably didn’t know is that there are so many more health benefits to eating apples, pears, broccoli and carrots! If you had to name one health benefit of eating fruit and vegetables, what would come […]