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Breakfast Orders Grow with Expansion of Restaurant Breakfast

Grand Slam breakfast at Denny'sCHICAGO – Case shipments of bacon, eggs, and pancakes from broadline distributors to foodservice outlets have increased as servings of these foods ordered at restaurants and other foodservice outlets have escalated, according to a foodservice researcher.

2015 will be a Different Story

Last year in my post, Restaurant Recovery: One Stair Step at a Time, I pointed out the steady, if slow, growth of U.S. foodservice industry sales in the last half of 2013.

U.S. & Canada Are Bright Spots of Foodservice Growth in Developed World

Consumer  Spending for Foodservice in Q3 2012
Q3 2012 versus Q3 2011 Foodservice Spending. Source: NPD Group Crest Survey

CHICAGO — The state of the global restaurant industry in this year's third calendar quarter was a reflection of each geography's economy, according to recent foodservice market research from The NPD Group.

Consumers with Healthier Eating Habits Snack More

Healthy Eating Habits
Index of annual snack meals per capita
Source: The NPD Group/Nutrient Intake; 2 years ending Feb '11

CHICAGO — Contrary to conventional wisdom, the more consumers snack, the healthier their eating behaviors, according to The NPD Group, a market research company.

Study: Hispanics Dine with Family

Pary Composition of restaurant guests
Chart: NPD

CHICAGO — The family orientation of U.S. Hispanics extends to restaurant dining.