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Superfoods Skyrocket with 202 Percent Growth in Five Years

Superfoods are frequently marketed as the answer to consumers’ health woes and now new research from Mintel highlights the popularity of these nutrient packed foods. Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD) reveals that between 2011 and 2015 there was a phenomenal 202 percent increase globally...

Smoke’s Throws Back to the ’80s with Cabbage Patch Poutine

Smoke’s Poutinerie, the “World’s Largest and Original Poutinerie,” is taking its loyal fans on a time travel expedition to spring 1985 when Cabbage Patch Kids reined supreme and nearly everyone sported an embarrassing haircut. Inspired by the golden age of neon legwarmers and Atari, Smoke’s...

Bobby Moynihan Hams Up Pizza Hut Stuffed Crust Ad

Pizza Hut, recognized as the pizza restaurant company that serves and delivers more pizzas than any other pizza company in the world, is back with a fan-favorite mash-up. The company behind incredible flavor innovations like the Original Stuffed Crust, Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza, and Cheesy...

New Horizon Elite Ice Machine Reduces Costs, Saves Water

Follett Corporation is excited to announce the launch of its new award-winning Horizon Elite ice machines. Horizon Elite 1010 and 1410 series Chewblet ice machines have a revolutionary new water management design that offers foodservice operators a low cost of ownership and superior performance even...

In Farm to Table, Simple is Hard

Local sourcing forces operators to consider honesty in prices, brand stories.

There’s nothing simple about selling simple food. That’s particularly true in the helter-skelter world of farm-to-table dining, which is now barreling its way into more fast-casual restaurants.

The local-sourcing revolution is making life difficult for some...

After a Long, Winding Road, Two Friends Find Niche in Chaia

When Chaia opened its doors in Georgetown last November, the seasonal, Mexican fast casual fit in so well it might have given the impression of simply poofing into existence. After all, Chaia shared the same neighborhood as the original Sweetgreen, as well as other rising...