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2019 Dessert Trends

Meal Kits Maximized: Turning the Tables from Pitfalls to Profits

86% of consumers would like the ability to add dessert to their meal kit.



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Foodservice

Easy Desserts 101: DIY Desserts & Dessert Meal Kits

Assembling or finishing off treats at home can be fun for the whole family, and perfect for festive occasions.

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Crunchy Food Increasing Food Sales With Crunchy Ingredients

Chefs coat foods with crunchy ingredients that elevate the eating experience.
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The Rise of Milkshake & Smoothie Customization

Milkshakes and smoothies offer opportunities for customization.
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Snacking and Dessert Trends 2019: The Emergence of New Flavors

Outlook for snacks and desserts calls for more experimentation and functionality including more gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options.
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Boosting interest in seasonal flavors and holiday snacks

All-day grazing, for many consumers, is nothing new. And that trend extends, of course, to noncommercial foodservice facilities such as healthcare locations, colleges and universities, office buildings and more.
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MICRO MARKETS & VENDING

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The 5 Areas That Make or Break a Micro Market

The micro market business is burgeoning. To successfully compete, operators should be strategic managers and focus on some key areas that will strengthen their appeal to consumers.

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3 Ways To Optimize Your Warehouse For Micro Markets

As the micro market sector of automatic merchandising continues to grow, one critical component of the industry – warehouse management – needs to continue developing as well.
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7 Mistakes Of The Micro Market Novice

Micro markets have many advantages. Consumers prefer them to vending machines for the wide selection they offer, as well as the sophisticated checkout experience that more closely resembles other point-of-sale self-checkout and smartphone interfaces.
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Micro Market Snacks: What's In, What's Out

For the last few years, the demand for better for you (BFY) and healthy snacks has been on the rise. Automatic Merchandiser’s annual industry report shows a large percentage of micro market sales from fresh food and nutritious products, driven by this BFY demand.
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How To Change The Micro Market Users Buying Habits

Change the buying behaviors of your micro market customers by looking at the many things that affect a purchase decision and then targeting specific customers with personalized marketing and promotions.
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5 Sweet Product Trends For Your Micro Market

Healthy may be what people are talking about, but offering sweets and treats still brings in big bucks.
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