U.S. Food Trends A Detailed Look at Operator & Consumer Perspectives: Branzino, Cultured Butter, Spelt, Fennel, Michelada, Rhubarb, Bitters, Combo Meals/Value Menus
In this issue of TIPS, hit the garden for fresh rhubarb and fennel trends then cool off with a michelada, a spicy Mexican beer-based cocktail that’s going mainstream. Learn about how cultured butter brings probiotics to the bakery, and uncover how bitters can take more than just cocktails to the next level. Also, discover the versatile Mediterranean white fish branzino and explore the many applications spelthas. Lastly, dive into one of our most-requested topics: the ever-changing world of combo meals and value menus.
TIPS (Trends, Insights, Perspectives, Sightings) brings you deep analysis of food trends at different stages along the menu adoption cycle. Each issue is packed with extensive research, foodservice/menu availability, media coverage, and both consumer and foodservice operator data.
Datassential, a Chicago-based food industry research and consulting firm, brings clients real-world information on foodservice and consumer packaged goods in the U.S. and around the world. The company’s services, including its extensive MenuTrends database, provide in-depth reporting on trends in menu offerings, flavor profiles, ingredients and preparations. Datassential helps operators, retailers, and suppliers understand and capitalize on these important trends.
Datassential makes the food industry smarter. We provide trend software, predictive analytics, and consumer insights that help manufacturers, food retailers, and chain restaurants innovate and sell more intelligently.