Sergio’s Cuban Cafe & Grill Looks Towards Fast-Casual for the Future As we’ve mentioned before in our blogs, fast-casual dining is not going anywhere. It gives chef’s and restaurateur’s an opportunity to provide fresh, high-quality food at lower prices due to reduced overhead costs. Sergio’s Cuban Cafe & Grill of Miami is the most recent entrant
Demand for Plant-Based Protein Increases in 2018 How do we reconcile the traditionally American animal-protein heavy diet with science backing the importance of vegetable consumption? A new generation of plant-based proteins aims to answer that question. The average eater in the U.S. has an imprinted image of a plate, broken into 4 wedges, each
What’s Trending at Expo West 2018? Simple answer, lots! The Natural Products showcase that is Expo West featured a bevy of fun, interesting, but most importantly, responsible foods and products that will continue to shape the landscape of the industry. Unique 2018 food trends included Alove, a yogurt made with aloe vera, oat and vegetable milks, Sushi
2018 Sees the Trend Towards Comfort Foods What comes to mind when you hear “comfort foods?” It’s different for everyone. 2017 was the year of ethnic food trends. Gochujang, poke, curry, and sriracha everything, just to name a few. While 2018 will see a continued energizing of global foods, it will also see us hearkening
More Companies Moving Towards Clean Label in 2018 Consumers are continuing the march for clean label products moving into 2018. According to PMMI’s 2017 Trends in Food Processing Operations Market Research Report, 37% of consumers find it important to understand the nutrition facts label, while 91% of consumers believe that foods with recognizable ingredients are healthier.