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Jan 18, 2017
Foodservice

Globally Mobile

As fascinating as the foodservice business is to me, I appreciate that not much ever happens in it compared to, say, consumer electronics or gaming. In those markets there are blockbuster new prod...

Jan 10, 2017
Foodservice

Most Millennials are Vegetarians...Kind Of

I love reading things about the tastes of Millenials. For instance, I recently read that restaurants supposedly can really go a long way with them by offering vegetarian fare. I've been using CRES...

Dec 14, 2016
Foodservice

Foodservice Delivery’s One-Two Punch

There has been a sort of double arms race in delivery of late.   The first arms race is built around information technology. This race has mostly been run by plucky startups. The introduction of a...

Dec 13, 2016
Foodservice

Predictions for the Food and Beverage Industry: Consumers Having It Their Way

You’ve probably heard me say already that food and beverage consumption patterns are slow to change, but lately I find myself eating those words (pun intended). My colleagues and I at NPD have bee...

Nov 18, 2016
Foodservice

From Dubai: An American Perspective on Delivery Tech

I was just at a conference in Dubai.  It was intended to be a global conference and, if you looked at the attendees, it pretty much was; especially from an American point of view.  The content was...

Generation Alpha Rises

I should go to more conferences. I was just at a global foodservice conference in Dubai (with a distinctly American agenda) and came across the term "Generation Alpha," which covers anyone born after...

Nov 1, 2016
Foodservice

A Coffee Shop Down Under Defines Authenticity

This little business, Two Penny Blue (the name refers to a stamp), is maybe my favorite business in the world. It's tucked into an arch in the old post office building in Sydney, Australia. Just t...

Is it Time for Innovation in the Yogurt Category?

When I’m on vacation I do my best to turn work off in my brain, but since I study food trends for a living that’s often hard to accomplish. Take for example a trip I recently took to Munich, Germa...

Oct 19, 2016
Foodservice

Pizza Roboto

Two articles came across my screens here at the NPD Global Foodservice Blog Mountain Redoubt.  The first is another piece of evidence that living in Mountain View, CA shifts you perceptibly into t...

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