Home Blog Pizza hut Delivers in Tropical Storm Harvey

The NPD Group Blog

Insights and Opinions From Analysts and Experts in More Than 20 Industries

Pizza Hut Delivers in the Flood

Aug 31, 2017
David Portalatin, Vice President, Industry Advisor ;
Foodservice

I'm a Houston resident and like most Houstonians I've been battling flood waters all week. One of the things I’ve been amazed by during Harvey is just how good the food industry is. Retail shelves that were decimated in the days of hasty pre-storm preparation were filled to abundance the next day, and grocery stores were among the first to open.  A testament to the efficiency of our supply chain, the persistence of industry employees, and the overwhelming abundance of this wealthy nation.

Then there’s this local Pizza Hut Franchisee literally wading through flood waters to bring hot pizza to people.  Awesome!


Related Blog Posts


If Consumers Call It Meat, It’s Meat
If Consumers Call It Meat, It’s Meat

There is a debate surrounding the formal definitions of “meat” and “milk” in light of more plant-based meat and milk alternatives in the marketplace.

Today’s Realities Are Redefining Foodservice
Today’s Realities Are Redefining Foodservice

Convenience is and will always be the chief reason consumers use restaurants, but the definition of convenience changes as consumers’ daily realities change.

Watch Out World, Here Come the Zs!
Watch Out World, Here Come the Zs!

Although it may be easy to assume that Gen Zs will carry on the attitudes and behaviors of Millennials, that assumption is likely incorrect.

New Year, New Realities
New Year, New Realities

Technology, generational change, and emerging consumer food values will result in new realities for both retail food and foodservice in 2018 and beyond.

Newsletter

Subscribe and get key market trends and insights relevant to your industry each month.

We will not sell your information. View privacy notice.

Follow Us

© The NPD Group, Inc.