Food Service Trends

September 16, 2019 - Why sustainable seafood sourcing has never been more important
Sustainability has become a vital consideration for restaurants and consumers of seafood in the 21st century.

April 26, 2019 - Vegan Options, Paper Straws and New Sauces: Here's What's Hot in Canadian Food
Trends for environmentalism, veganism and simply wanting something different have shown up in a poll of what's hot among chefs.

April 23, 2019 - Why Fresh, Natural Flavours are Fundamental in Montreal
Fresh, locally sourced products are a vital part of the food scene in Montreal.

April 18, 2019 - Spice blends created by AI
Artificial intelligence can cut down the time it takes for spice blends to be developed and brought to market.

March 19, 2019 - Restaurants set to serve up tastes of the Pacific in 2019
Pacific Rim flavours will be one of the key culinary themes of 2019, according to the Michelin Guide.

March 07, 2019 - Canadians ‘Are Eating Less Pasta’
Analysis of recent menu trends suggests Canadians have decreased their consumption of pasta in restaurants.

November 15, 2018 - Going local in Alberta?
Many of Alberta's restaurants have been seeking to source more of their food from local sources.

October 29, 2018 - Could drive-thru bans transform eating out in Canada?
A number of Canadian cities are banning drive-thru fast food outlets. But can this really encourage people to make healthier choices when eating out?

October 16, 2018 - How Canada's restaurants can meet the sustainability challenge
Canada's food industry is facing up to the challenge of being more environmentally-friendly.

October 15, 2018 - Number of ‘ghost kitchens’ rising in Canada
Ghost kitchens provide a way for entrepreneurs to try out new food concepts without the costly overheads of waiting staff and restaurant real estate.

October 11, 2018 - How much will Canadian restaurants embrace organic?
Organic food remains a niche market in Canada, but it is still growing and few restaurants will get away with ignoring it.

June 29, 2018 - Canadians want to be rewarded when eating out, report finds
Restaurants can offer more modern rewards or loyalty programs to enhance value without cutting into profit margins