Food guilt is real for more than a third of Canadian parents

Press Release Canadian parents are feeling increasing pressures from other parents and peers, particularly when feeding their kids, according to a new study from Maple Leaf Foods. The research reveals a third of Canadian parents want others to think they are the “perfect parent” (31 per cent) and feel guilty for feeding their kids foods […]

Stretching the Daypart: New generations are making for a new kind of lunch

By Mark Jachecki At the 2019 Terroir Symposium earlier this year, I noticed a seemingly never-ending supply of breakfast sandwiches coming from the kitchen. Along with some of my Gen X colleagues, I observed as our younger lunch companions lustily devoured these tasty sandwiches. It’s not that we were unfamiliar with breakfast sandwiches; we’re just […]

Study finds new delivery apps struggle with user rentention

Press Release CleverTap, the full stack customer lifecycle and marketing platform, today released its Industry Benchmarks for Food Delivery Apps report, revealing trends, challenges and best practices for marketers and app publishers in this highly-competitive market. Based on the analysis of over three billion messages delivered across on-demand food delivery apps worldwide, the latest in […]

One Trend, Three Ways: The new wave of non-alcoholic drinks

By Sophie Mir Non-alcoholic drinks remain a top mealpart at Canadian restaurants. Per Technomic’s Ignite menu data, almost all Canadian operators (99.4 per cent) menu non-alcoholic beverages. (If not menued, then they’re almost certainly available.) According to Technomic’s 2018 Canadian Beverage Consumer Trend Report, beverage consumption from foodservice has remained steady over the past two […]

New survey reveals Canadian consumers have trouble identifying authentic products

Press Release A new survey commissioned by the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma reveals that Canadian consumers are finding it challenging to identify authentic products at the grocer. Of the more than 1,500 Canadian consumers polled, more than half (51 per cent) reported feeling confused by how food products are marketed today, particularly when it […]

Study finds that nearly half of U.S. diners tried a restaurant because of social media

Press Release MGH, a full-service restaurant marketing agency, today announced the results of a study that examined how influential a brand’s social media marketing can be when it comes to driving restaurant trial and customer loyalty. The survey determined that nearly half (45 per cent) of U.S. diners said they’ve tried a restaurant for the […]