- Restaurants have faced many hardships in the last few years – and most recently are being faced with rising costs and a decline of consumer traffic due inflation. It is more crucial than ever for restaurants to take advantage of unique solutions to help offset rising costs and low traffic. Some ways restaurants can “play to win” are by…
- Simplifying their menu (in this case, less is more)
- Optimizing their pricing (ensuring they are being as profitable as can be)
- Optimizing their communications with consumers
Source: QSR Magazine. Read the full article here.
- According to recent research, one-third of respondents are still eating more fresh produce than they were prior to the pandemic. Furthermore, most of those respondents are reducing meat and opting for a flexitarian type of lifestyle. It’s safe to say that the vegan, vegetarian, and flexitarian trends are here to stay beyond the pandemic.
Source: Restaurant Business Online. Read the full article here.
- In a recent interview with FoodDive, Julie Nash, senior program director of Food and Forests at Ceres, shared some insights regarding how companies can address energy-related emissions that are associated with their operations, transportation, and waste. Nash shared that “To address the energy used to process food — one of the key emission drivers in the food sector’s direct operations — companies should commit to sourcing 100% renewable energy through initiatives such as the RE100, a group of influential companies that are adopting 100% renewable energy.”
Source: FoodDive. Read the full article here.