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Summer 2021 Flavor Trends

Summer 2021 Flavor Trends

Botanical, beneficial and plant-based ingredients are expected to blossom on menus.
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Foodservice

Blended Beverages: A Perfect Vehicle for Ingredients Experimentation

Smoothies and shakes are favorite summer treats, with dessert flavors and healthy, plant-based options gaining popularity.
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On-Trend LTOs, Promotions Drive Dessert Sales

Desserts that serve up comfort and nostalgia, like cookies, ice cream, and cakes, are driving trends and restaurant promotions.
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Driving Off-Premises Sales With Personalization, Attention to Detail

Operators compete in takeout and delivery with technology, hospitality and menu innovation.
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Global Flavors Enhance Snacks, Desserts and Comfort Foods

Trends indicate consumers are more willing to try new flavors and global cuisine in small portions, as in appetizers and desserts.
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Flavor Innovation on the Horizon for 2021

Consumers will seek snacks that provide comfort and balance during uncertain times.
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Micro Markets & Vending

Make Plant-Based Products Mainstream

Make Plant-Based Products Mainstream

In all areas of retail, including micro markets, consumers are buying healthier food products that suit their plant-based or vegan preferences.
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The Future of Workplace Cafeterias and Micro Market Foodservice

Could micro markets replace cafeterias in workplaces? The idea isn’t all that far-fetched. In fact, the vast majority of operators say it’s definitely possible.
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Welcome Back Employees with More Breakfast Options

Breakfast has long been deemed the day’s most important meal. It’s also become a meal that’s enjoyed at all times of the day, on the go and or sitting down.
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Loyalty Programs Can Grow a Micro Market’s Revenue and Customer Base

Want customers to visit your micro market more often, spend more money and feel good about it? Loyalty programs are the best way to achieve this.
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Wellness Wedded to Flavor

Wellness Wedded to Flavor: Market Hungers for More Better-for-You Options

Millennials are more likely than the overall population to pay more for sustainable, organic or all-natural products.
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