Instagram in foodservice: A cross-Canada case study

By Sylvia Tomczak Social media is a big deal for businesses, and foodservice is no exception. After RestoBiz recently took a detailed look into the power of social media in the F&B industry, we wanted to find out how operators across the country have been leveraging the power of Instagram to outstanding effect through various […]

DoorDash Jollibee partner for innovative mobile kitchen concept

International fast-food brand Jollibee and delivery platform DoorDash are debuting a new mobile kitchen in Hamilton, Ont. on Thursday, September 2. A press release says the concept will go beyond the typical ghost kitchen archetype and will serve as a travelling kitchen. The aim is to allow Jollibee to expand its presence in both existing […]

The 360-degree dining experience & the new climate of guest impulse

By Laurent May Restaurants across the country are reopening and the hospitality industry is reemerging in a post-pandemic world. However, guest expectations have shifted as new technology was introduced over the pandemic to keep dining guests comfortable and safe. On-premise guest experience is traditionally guided by the server, as they drive the service from beginning […]

Restaurant technology: What to invest in & what to skip

By Mo Chaar The restaurant industry is an ever-changing technological landscape. The pandemic has shifted guest expectations and restaurants are now required to be tech-savvy and offer online ordering, pay-at-the-table functions, third-party delivery, and more. However, with restaurants already struggling in the current climate, most businesses don’t have the financial resources to invest in expensive […]

Shaping a virtual food market

With foot traffic off the table, finding ways to tap into local community from afar has become vital. By Tom Nightingale Heading down to a local food market is a pastime of choice for many people. The wide variety of produce on offer, coupled with that in-person interaction and the knowledge that you’re contributing to […]

SIAL Canada’s 17th edition presents the crossroads of innovative solutions to face the challenges of tomorrow

Press Release By 2030, the agri-food industry will need to feed nearly nine billion people while protecting the planet’s resources. As our production and consumption methods are put to the test, manufacturers and professionals must now innovate to produce differently, offering more sustainable agri-food alternatives, all of this in the context of a significant labour […]

Pizza-vending machine has arrived to Ontario Shores

Press Release Food innovation has arrived in Whitby! On Dec. 9, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences as they welcomed their newest food offering, PizzaForno. A revolutionary automated pizza oven (a.k.a. pizza-vending machine), PizzaForno is located in the Lakeview Cafeteria, and will offer patients, guests and staff freshly […]

With retail sales flagging, innovation will be key for the Canadian sandwich category

Press Release Technomic’s newly released 2018 Canadian Sandwich Consumer Trend Report reveals a growing preference for making sandwiches at home rather than purchasing them from foodservice. While 61 per cent of Canadian consumers eat sandwiches on a weekly basis, the percentage of away-from-home sandwich purchases has declined since 2016. This is primarily due to the […]