This quick-paced quest for the next big thing has driven c-stores and restaurants to reach weirder and weirder depths, rolling out bizarre food mashups and in-your-face flavors in the hopes of creating the next Doritos Locos Tacos.
We’ve culled the hundreds of data points found within the State of Foodservice study down to the 10 most compelling takeaways.
McDonald’s is suffering, millennials are cutting restaurant spending, operational costs are stinging, and yet the foodservice world keeps on spinning.
The beer category saw a bit of an uptick in convenience stores last year, with 3.1% growth in dollar sales and 0.7% growth in case sales, according to IRI. That’s compared to 2013, when sales were up 1.5% and case sales down 1.5%.