Trends
Denver, CO – Ardent Mills’ culinary team recently shared ideas for using premium flours and grains to add value to pizza.
Ottawa – An online platform called Transparent Kitchen is connecting diners to restaurants and the suppliers who provide their ingredients. Andrew Coppolino reports for CBC News. | READ MORE
Vancouver – Customers coming for the tasting menus at Vancouver's Cacao restaurant must pay upfront when booking online, the same way they would for a theatre performance, concert or hockey game. Will the trend catch on with diners? The Globe and Mail reports. | READ MORE
The International Pizza Expo, held March 19-22 in Las Vegas, Nev., proved a great place to learn what pizza makers around the world are doing, which trends can translate to money for your pizzeria and what products are out there to make your work easier.
Edmonton – Pizza 106 in Edmonton celebrated its one-year anniversary Friday by offering all pizzas for $4.20 – a nod to the annual cannabis celebration on April 20. The Edmonton Star reports. | READ MORE
Toronto – It seems meat alternatives are increasingly making their way onto plates across the country as new research from Mintel suggests that more than half of Canadians say they eat meat alternatives, including one in five who claim to eat them a few times a week.
Simcoe, Ont. – Starting this week, Canadian Pizza invites you to take our Weekly Operator Poll. Have your say and find out what the rest of the pizza industry thinks on a wide range of topics – from hiring practices to bestselling toppings.
Mississauga, Ont. – Nearly two-thirds of Canadians take “cheat days” or “cheat meals” as part of their diet, and half of them crave pizza as a cheat meal, according to a survey conducted by Maru/Matchbook on behalf of Boston Pizza.
Toronto – Digital foodservice orders are growing dramatically, and restaurants can take advantage of this trend by targetting customers aged 20-40, offering deals and focusing on lucrative online dinner traffic, suggests new research by NPD Group.
Cincinnati, OH – Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts, which feature playgrounds and pizzerias among its amenties, has added its sixth campgrounds in Pouch Cove, N.L.
Oshawa, Ont. – In this opinion piece, food historian named Giuseppe Nocca shares tips for pairing red and white wines with pizza. DurhamRegion.com reports. | READ MORE
Toronto – As image-sharing platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat flourish, fast-food brands are making their menu items and restaurant locations more photo-friendly. The Globe and Mail reports. | READ MORE
Toronto – So-called ‘grocerants’ – grocery stores with sit-down dining areas and a lineup of ready-to-eat or take-out meals – are becoming more common and competing with the restaurant industry for customer dollars. The Financial Post reports. | READ MORE
Chicago – Consumers are ordering soup and salad at restaurants slightly less frequently now than two years ago, according to a recent report from research firm Technomic.
Every year Canadian Pizza has traditionally reported on key trends impacting food consumption patterns. The trends have largely evolved over time with each year building on the previous one. From health concerns to ethnic influences to the yen for comfort food…it’s generally been about the product itself – the pizza.

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