(U.S.) Key Trends to Drive Foodservice Growth in 2014
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Meat & Poultry, December 18, 2013
Chicago – The US restaurant industry is poised for growth in 2014, and five key trends will influence menu offerings and drive sales, according to Chicago-based Mintel, a leading market research firm. Julia Gallo-Torres, category manager – US foodservice reports at Mintel, identified the trends set to shape restaurant menus and spur growth in the New Year.
3. Consumers are demanding transparency from the food industry. Diners want to know the origins of the foods they eat; and they want to know that food companies are using responsible animal handling and welfare best practices, according to Mintel.