Canadian diners want healthier meals, to fight climate change, and to support local farms. This is a challenge for chefs and struggling restaurants, but microgreens can be the answer. Ontario’s short growing season forces restaurants to import greens most of the year — not only losing nutrition from harvest-to-plate but also contributing significant greenhouse gas […]
Technomic’s expert predictions give a glimpse of what foodservice trends operators and customers should expect heading into the new year.
Nutrition For Non-Nutritionists assesses five growing food industry trends and innovations that could impact the next five to 10 years to come.
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]