Freshly Picked Market Report, February 14, 2019

Alerts & What’s Trending Tasty Launches Ice Cream Flavors: Using Social Media As Recipe For Success Sorry, cereal! Oatmeal is the Instagram-worthy breakfast of choice right now Why Better Wine Means Better Sales 16 operators wooing Valentine’s Day crowds Four Ways to Capitalize on Online Orders Without Compromising Your Dine-In Experience Produce The avocado markets… Continued

Freshly Picked, February 7, 2019

Alerts & What’s Trending Red Robin hits the road with food truck How to Work with Food Influencers: Bloggers Dish on Best Practices Saved your restaurants money and resources by reducing waste. Check out these menu items that make customers coming back. Foodservice Packaging Institute: Restaurateurs struggle for options to single-use packaging Federal Appeals Court… Continued

Freshly Picked, January 31, 2019

Alerts & What’s Trending Beyond the government shutdown: Why protecting customers from contamination is up to you Five Strategies That Restaurant Startups Must Adopt To Grow 7 Cash Flow Management Tips for Restaurant Owners Robot delivery market to triple by 2024 Produce Lettuce prices have fallen sharply in recent weeks as the harvest and supplies… Continued

9 of your questions answered: Master Distribution Agreements

Today’s regional and national restaurant and foodservice chains are confronted by a surplus of business and organizational challenges, but none as critical as the direct and indirect impact of purchasing and supply management. With over 30% of revenues being spent on food supply, restaurant operators are increasing focus and resources on developing more operational and… Continued

Freshly Picked, January 24, 2019

Alerts & What’s Trending More time, more money, more insight: How supply chain apps can ease inventory headaches Order the Congee Hotels entice guests with fresh winter menus, activities Why ‘ghost’ restaurants are changing the delivery game Produce The tomato markets remain elevated due in part to adverse weather in both Florida and Mexico slowing… Continued

Freshly Picked December 6, 2018

Alerts & What’s Trending Tackling Restaurant Crisis Situations One Bite at a Time Former Red Robin CEO Mike Snyder Dead at 68 5 tips to punch up December profits Burger King Looks To ‘Detour’ Folks On Way To McD’s Women are good for our businesses Digestive health a top trend heading into 2019 Produce The… Continued

Freshly Picked, November 29, 2018

Alerts & What’s Trending How Did Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Impact Restaurants in 2018? How Restaurants Got So Loud How Far Can the Grab-and-Go Trend Go? Food Trends on the Tip of the Tongue In 2019 Romaine Outbreak Update: Call for Voluntary Labeling   Produce Lettuce prices have soared this week due in part to… Continued

Freshly Picked, November 21, 2018

Alerts & What’s Trending Consolidated Concepts Client Original ChopShop Opens Third Dallas Area Restaurant Using Restaurant Data to Prep for Holiday Rush CDC ISSUES WARNING RELATED TO ROMAINE LETTUCE Special Situation Red Alert ATTENTION:  CDC ISSUES WARNING RELATED TO ROMAINE LETTUCE This afternoon the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning to… Continued

Freshly Picked, November 15, 2018

Alerts & What’s Trending Opinion: Wall Street is ruining the restaurant industry. Tyson overcomes market challenges, ends the fiscal year on a high note 5 Ways Smart Managers Cultivate New Ideas In Their Teams Starbucks Laying Off 5 Percent of Corporate Employees Hurry! There are 50+ days left to Capture 2018 Tax Benefits!   Produce Avocado… Continued

Freshly Picked November 8, 2018

Alerts & What’s Trending Two key factors that distinguish the changing landscape of food procurement today Trim Food Waste, Trim the Bottom Line Could Resy’s acquisition of Reserve threaten OpenTable’s reign? McRib Marketing: What We Can Learn From The Fast Food Franchise Giant   Produce The 2018 fall potato harvest season is almost over. As… Continued