There have been about 30 acquisitions of restaurants or restaurant delivery/tech companies so far in 2019, in-line with the same time in 2018, according to Food Institute data, and the numbers appear to be going up.read more
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Companies that make plant-based products are making headlines almost every day, but now traditional protein manufacturers and fast food restaurants are also seeing the merits of offering more products that have less or no animal-derived meat.read more
Upper Saddle River, NJ (June 10, 2019) - Between 2016 and 2017, total expenditures on food increased nearly $526 for the 130,001 consumers tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, according to analysis from the Food Institute in its latest Demographics of Consumer Food Spending report. Spending for food at-home and food away-from-home jumped $314 and $211, respectively, in 2017. Increases were reported across all...