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.
The pizza business is competitive, but how well do you know your competition? Canadian city streets are thick with pizzerias offering various combinations of quality pizza and good prices. When you search for a nearby pizzeria on your smartphone, the list is long and top-heavy with the big chains.
Simcoe, Ont. – Clearly, 2017 was a tumultuous year for pizzeria operators, with minimum wage hikes, cheese price hikes, a delivery free-for-all and changing customer demands shaking up this competitive industry. On a positive note, recent reports suggest customers are ready to spend in restaurants in 2018. Here's a look at feature stories you may have missed – stories aimed at helping you compete and thrive!
Milan, Italy, a city that brims with history and bustles with industry, provided the perfect setting for HostMilano, a food-service event that showcased artisanal baking tradition alongside technological innovation.
Consumers want to know and understand the ingredient list of the food and drinks they choose, says a new report from Innova Market Insights.
Nov. 13, 2017 – Milan, Italy, a city that brims with history and bustles with industry, provided the perfect setting for HostMilano, a food-service event that showcased artisanal baking tradition alongside technological innovation.
Minneapolis, MN – Spending among U.S. teens is down 2.4 per cent compared to this time last year, as parents are contributing less of that amount this year, says a survey conducted by research firm Piper Jaffray. The good news for restaurants is they are spending more on eating out than on clothing. CNBC reports. | READ MORE
London, UK – In November, the European Pizza and Pasta Show will bring together brand, food and beverage producers, as well as chefs and master pizzaioli from United Kingdom, Europe and elsewhere. GetWestLondon.com reports. | READ MORE
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Canadian Coffee and Tea Show
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