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Generation Z – Time to Take Notice

15 February 2017

Generation Z are hot on the heels of millennials and it’s time to take notice…. Restaurants are no longer here to simply satisfy hunger; young diners are would-be brand ambassadors who want brands to reflect and contribute to their...

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Valentine’s Day: Restaurant Facts & Figures

14 February 2017

70 million Americans will celebrate Valentine’s Day in a restaurant and it is the second most popular dining day after Mother’s Day. For more restaurant-related facts, see the infographic here…. #foodserviceequipment #foodservice #restaurant #valentinesday

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Restaurant Sales Uplifting

10 February 2017

Restaurant industry kicked off the new year in a much more uplifting fashion than it ended 2016. While same-store sales grew 0 percent in January, the results represented a welcome break from 10 consecutive months of negative sales growth...

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NAFEM Show 2017

09 February 2017

Come and see Fusion Frozen Tea at the NAFEM Show starting today until Saturday at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida. Find us at Booth 422 – the Taylor Company stand and talk to the team about how...

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Afternoon Snacking Replacing Lunch

08 February 2017

Restaurants rethink menu strategies as snacking spreads and consumers swap lunch in favor of an afternoon snack. Beverages ordered most often as an afternoon snack include carbonated soft drinks, bottled water, iced/frozen/slushy coffee, iced tea, soft drinks (non-carbonated), traditional...

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Capitalize on Grab-and-Go Demand

07 February 2017

Three emerging trends – rising prices and slowing sales at restaurants, more millennials juggling work and family obligations, and the normalization of frequent snacking – are creating a need for hot, high-quality, grab-and-go food options beyond restaurants. What’s driving...

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Restaurant Operators Cautiously Optimistic

07 February 2017

Restaurant operators believe same-store sales and traffic will improve and are “cautiously optimistic” about business conditions over next six months. Read more about the Restaurant Performance Index from the National Restaurant Association here: https://goo.gl/nx3T0m or see the transcript below...

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Ignore Millennials at Your Peril

31 January 2017

The food service and restaurant sector is increasingly dancing to the beat of the Millennials – a very different demographic to their predecessors with contemporary demands and new ways of consuming and sharing information. What is clear is that...

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Oscar Night to Drive Sales

27 January 2017

Diary Reminder! February 26 is Academy Awards night! Create a themed night and be the #1 destination restaurant in your area providing a fun, atmospheric environment for the movie night of the year. #oscars #academyawards #foodserviceequipment

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Chocolate Lovers Month

24 January 2017

February is National Chocolate Lovers Month. How do you take your chocolate? Choc mikshake, choc smoothie, choc bar, chocolates, hot chocolate, chocolate inspired cocktail, choc custard…..? Tell us your favorite! #chocolate #foodservice #foodservice equipment #restaurants #catering

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