Technomic 2016 Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report Infographic

Posted: March 28, 2016

The 2016 Technomic Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report finds that fast-casual boom is still going. Take a look at Technomic’s infographic for other key highlights. Click here to view the full press release. Click on image to download a PDF copy

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NRA – 2016 Restaurant Industry Pocket Factbook

Posted: February 29, 2016

An overview of the National Restaurant Association’s projected expectations for the restaurant industry in 2016. Click on image to download PDF

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Technomic’s Take: 2016 Food Trends

Posted: October 28, 2015

CHICAGO, October 26, 2015, PRNewswire — The U.S. restaurant industry is evolving in profound ways, according to Technomic. The nation’s leading food research and consulting firm lays out 10 trends that may prove transformational in 2016, ranging from menu tweaks to technological and social upheavals. Technomic’s consultants and experts base their annual predictions on site […]

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Technomic 2015 Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report Infographic

Posted: March 31, 2015

The 500 largest restaurant chains in the United States accelerated their cumulative sales growth in 2014 to a 4 percent increase, totaling an estimated $274.4 billion. But some of the biggest brands among them, namely Subway and McDonald’s, lost ground to focused-menu competitors and emerging fast-casual chains and reported overall sales decreases for the year.

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Technomic: Consumer Food Trends – February 2015

Posted: March 11, 2015

Full-service restaurants or FSRs—particularly family-style and traditional casual-dining concepts—are struggling to maintain positive sales growth and bounce back from the losses they incurred during the Great Recession. But that’s made more difficult by the shrinking of this segment’s middle-class customer base…

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NRA – 2014 Restaurant Industry Pocket Factbook

Posted: November 19, 2014

From National Restaurant Association: Restaurant Industry Employment, Sales Projection, Growth of Share of the Food Dollar and more!

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Technomic Viewpoint – Pay Attention to Gen Z

Posted: November 12, 2014

“Gen Z, Gen Next, Gen Tech, Post-Millennials. Regardless of whatyou call them, and of the larger societal factors that will ultimately determine how we classify this generation, they are next.”

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Technomic Sriracha Flash

Posted: November 12, 2014

From Technomic: Sriracha Menu Mentions, Operators Menuing, Top Protein Paired with Sriracha and Top Entrées Featuring Sriracha…

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Technomic’s Take: 2015 Food Trends

Posted: October 22, 2014

CHICAGO, October 20, 2014, PRNewswire — The restaurant industry is evolving faster than ever, according to leading food research and consulting firm Technomic. Technology, consumer and menu trends are all revolutionizing foodservice. Technomic lays out 10 trends that its consultants and experts believe may be transformative in 2015. Predictions are based on Technomic research including […]

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Technomic Bread Flash

Posted: October 16, 2014

Technomic delivers information on Top Burger & Sandwich Breads, Specialty Breads and NonTraditional Applications…

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