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Digesting This Week’s Earnings from McDonald’s and Other Food Companies

With a slew of earnings being released over the past week, The Food Institute looked…

Low Vaccination Rates in U.S. South Could Renew Supply Chain Woes

A rise in cases linked to the highly infectious Delta coronavirus variant could result in…

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Grill Makers Turn to Sizzling IPO Market as BBQ Trend Heats Up

Pandemic-related restrictions pushed many people away from restaurants, out of their kitchens, and towards their…

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What’s Brewing with U.S. Beer Makers? COVID-Related Shifts

With the rise of hard seltzer and other low-cal alcohol options, Americans seem to be…

Restaurant Sales are Booming, But for How Long?

The restaurant industry continued to regain its financial footing in June, but the pandemic aftershocks…

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A Fine Kettle of Fish: Rising Seafood Prices Pushing Restaurants to Rethink Menus

Maryland without crab cakes. An ahi tuna shortage in Hawaii. Clams missing from the menu…

Update: Nuggets Taking Center Stage Amid Chicken Wars

Eighty-four percent of consumers globally order chicken from a restaurant at least once a month,…

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‘Double Whammy’ of Drought, Frosts in Brazil Propels Coffee Prices

Extreme weather and supply chain issues have impacted prices for the vast majority of commodities…

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Hard Seltzer Market Could Be Softening  

The hard seltzer market may be falling on hard times. While it may not seem…

Industry Report: Natural Food Colors On The Rise

As consumers grow more conscious about their health, preference for organic and natural food will…