Articles by tag: food service

Consumers Want More Grocery Store Prepared Meals. How Should Grocers Adapt?

Grocery Store Prepared Meals

The consumer dollar has spoken: the best thing since sliced bread is sliced turkey. A new FMI report, the FMI Power of Foodservice at Retail, seems to show that deli-prepared food purchases are up 9.3% compared to 2019 numbers and up 2.4% year-over-year in unit sales. It’s clear that consumer appetite for grocery store prepared […]

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Helping Restaurant Owners Make Informed Decisions Through Data

While technology isn’t new, its addition into the restaurant industry has been slow and hesitant. However, the increasing use of automation is driving changes in the industry. Founder and President of CrunchTime! Bill Bellissimo has recognized the importance of technology for over 25 years. Bellissimo chats with The Main Course host Barbara Castiglia about […]

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How B2B Brands Pivoted Overnight To Meet Customer Demands

Over the past year and a half, companies have had to make a lot of changes and quickly. For B2B brands, this is no different, as brands have had to pivot overnight to meet their customers’ demands. Giving insights on this episode of the podcast is Christian Yungbluth, Director of Global Marketing at Hatco […]

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Are Modular Marketplaces the New Must-Have Amenity?

Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the ever-changing restaurant industry.   Food lockers for modular marketplaces were already becoming popular before the pandemic accelerated adoption of the concept and technology. To discuss this emerging […]

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Glass Front Vending Solutions Take Center Stage

Mike Weisser, President and CEO of SandenVendo America, understands the GFV-9 front-loading vendor’s importance as a mainstay in the foodservice industry. Since the inception of the glass front vending machine in 1972, technology continues to innovate and change the way people interact with self-service food and beverage devices. SandenVendo’s GFV-9, likewise, carries on this tradition […]

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The Role of Table Service for Restaurants During Reopening

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a crisis for restaurants, but, as they begin to reopen, there are some interesting lessons being learned. In places like the United Kingdom, restaurants are only being allowed to open with table service to prevent crowding at a bar or counter for orders as may have occurred in the past. […]

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Overcoming Restaurant Challenges with Food Trucks

On The Move’s Marketing Director, CJ Stratte, and Specialty Vehicle Program Manager, Tim Moranz, see food trucks’ fantastic potential to stand out in today’s restaurant landscape. And, with the ongoing pandemic forcing many restaurants hampered, some permanently and others by reduced capacity, there is a need to find ways to increase revenue, think outside […]

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How Embedded Payment Processing Is Shaking Up the Travel Experience
February 27, 2024

Through embedded systems, hoteliers can ensure guest data stays within their purview while providing a more comprehensive guest experience from beginning to end. By Warren Dehan The hotel payment processing experience is ready for a shakeup. Improving payment processing in hotels has been a major barrier for independent operators, and yet the closer payment processes […]

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Navigating Careers in HVAC: Jason Saunders’ Journey to the Top
February 27, 2024

On this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton,” hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar explore the dynamic careers in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). They have a chat with Jason Saunders, the President of Indoor Environmental Services, about his extraordinary journey from a high school graduate to a top executive in the field. Saunders […]

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JUST THINKING…Talking CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT with Lesli Laughter
February 27, 2024

Innovative planning and continuous improvement in education stands at the forefront of school improvement, a strategic linchpin that propels institutions toward a future of achievement and excellence. At the heart of this transformation is adopting a continuous improvement mindset, where educators and administrators constantly seek better strategies and outcomes for their students. Just Thinking […]

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Lithium-Ion Breakthroughs Promise a Greener Road Ahead for EVs
February 26, 2024

In sustainable transportation, the conversation often pivots to the technology powering our journey toward a greener future. At the heart of this dialogue is the evolution of battery technology, particularly lithium-ion batteries, which have become a cornerstone for electric vehicles (EVs). Dr. Veronika Wright also known as Electrified Veronika™ offers a glimpse into the […]

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Going the Extra Mile with Your Food Truck
September 21, 2020

Food trucks have driven a successful food business path, growing to more than a $2-billion-per-year industry. On The Move’s Marketing Director, CJ Stratte, and Senior Sales Executive Tim Moranz gave their impressions on what can help separate one food truck owner’s business from the rest of the pack on this episode of Impressions. “This […]

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Get Your Fix: How Restaurants Can Survive and Thrive In The Pandemic
August 3, 2020

One of the most visible economic victims of the coronavirus pandemic has been the restaurant industry, which has struggled to cope with stay-at-home orders. Even with dining rooms in some regions of the country, many diners choose to stay home as the pandemic continues to grow. Many of the most innovative restaurants were able […]

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What Will COVID-19’s Lasting Impact on Foodservice Be?
June 4, 2020

The spread of the novel coronavirus and the ensuing COVID-19 pandemic have caused dramatic shifts in every corner of our global society – and foodservice is no exception. Even now, as diners trickle back into physical restaurants and dine in under social distancing regulations, some of the long-term ripple effects of this unprecedented period of […]

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Unwrapped: Why Advances in IoT Will Change Vending and Foodservice Forever
May 20, 2020

Internet-connected devices have changed almost every industry, but their influence has been slow to reach vending and foodservice. That’s changing now, with the vending industry deploying many IoT devices and changing the future of vending forever. “I look at it as the connection between man and machine and what we do with it to […]

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Helping Restaurants Shift Marketing Strategies During the Unexpected
April 29, 2020

The global coronavirus pandemic has quickly reshaped life and business as we know it. Nowhere is this more evident than for restaurant owners. While many have decided to remain open—because let’s face it, people still need to eat—restrictions on gatherings of people, local quarantines and curfews, and a general fear that loyal patrons may […]

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Around the Table: Automation in Quick-Service Restaurants
April 23, 2020

In the age of technology, convenience reigns king. In the quick-service restaurant (QSR) industry, where convenience and speed are part of the product, technology is a natural business partner. “Around the Table,” explores how automation has made its way into franchises all over the country, with the full extent of its capabilities still untapped. […]

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