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Frose
Two kinds of burgers and up cycling make the list! Frose, sushi burgers and single-item restaurants are hot topics as of late. Here’s what’s trending now.
tapas
Vanderbilt created a high school “focus group” to see what future college students will want in terms of foodservice. They called up two now-seniors from the last group to get 10 of their friends...
Tastes shift from the traditional in FSD’s 2017 LTC/Senior Living Census. Read on to see how things have changed from 2016—and how operators are responding to new demands across the board.
School operations are tackling industry trends while employing a variety of means to address changing rules for school meals, according to a recent survey by the SNA.
college students eating
These 10 attributes are the most important to college students when choosing snacks, according to Technomic’s 2017 College and University Consumer Trend Report.
College students sound off on sourcing, allergens, meal plans and more.
As consumer demands change, operators are looking beyond traditional dining halls to new retail options.
K-12 operators have a fight on their hands: hiring, training and retaining the best teams possible. For an update on these issues, here is the 2017 K-12 Census.
FSD pairs the results of our 2017 Operator Renovation Survey with a look back at real-life examples that highlight FSDs who successfully put change into action.
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We combed through data from our College and University Census, Hospital Census and Long-Term Care/Senior Living Census for the most surprising variations in menu trends and expectations.

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