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2021 Foodservice Trends: A Look at the Road Ahead

2021 Foodservice Trends: A Look at the Road Ahead

Shaped by the challenges of 2020, these seven trends are expected to hit high gear in the new year.
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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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It’s Personal: How to Deliver Rewards That Resonate

Operators tailor incentives to provide customized experiences for their guests.
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Digital Connectivity Drives Self-Service Success

Operators are adopting technologies and service styles that meet the moment.
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Micro Markets & Vending

Loyalty Programs Can Grow a Micro Market’s Revenue and Customer Base

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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Key Takeaways from Mondelēz International’s State of Snacking™ report

Snacking remained a source of great comfort to consumers in 2020, according to the second annual State of Snacking report. This global consumer trends study, conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Mondelēz International in October 2020, provides valuable insight into the daily snacking habits of thousands of people throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Micro Market Highlights from 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic overwhelmed the news cycle and impacted every industry in the United States and around the world in 2020. Despite the challenging year for micro market operators, they’ve learned how to adapt—and are well-equipped to apply these lessons in the year ahead.
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3 Ways Technology Innovations Are Fueling Recovery for Micro Market Operators

During COVID-19 innovative technologies have enabled operators to expand customers’ contactless payment options, keeping this essential service operating.
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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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