New fall flavours starring on QSR menus

As we head back to school and into cooler weather, most QSRs have chosen to release their full fall menus even earlier than last year. Some of the regulars remain on the menu, like the ever-popular pumpkin spiced latte, but many restaurants have chosen to increase the number of fall flavour selections to broaden the […]

The first taste of fall has arrived on menus

As the summer comes to a close and cooler weather arrives, fall’s unofficial favourite flavour – pumpkin spice – is finding its way onto menus earlier and earlier. While fall doesn’t actually arrive until September 23, some QSRs are using back-to-school to launch their fall LTOs in the late summer, starting with the launch of […]

Pumpkin spice season is leading the early charge into fall

It used to be that pumpkin spice and fall-related flavours arrived on the shelves just before Thanksgiving, but these days, retailers have been capitalizing on these seasonal offerings since as early as mid-August. As 54 per cent of operators said that limited-time offers (LTOs) are a central part of their business, they plan to release […]

5 food holidays to celebrate in June, from cheese to smoothies

By Megan Prevost June has arrived and with it alluring thoughts of summer, long nights, and more outdoor dining in the sun. With the summer territory (no matter where you’re located) comes an increased popularity of frozen treats and refreshing snacks. While there are over 30 national food holidays to choose from this month (and […]