For schools, this proves challenging.
Schools are significantly more likely than others to not have specialized staff positions.
Milk is current highest, bottled water and smoothies are on the rise.
Fruits and veggies and dips/hummus/salsa categories expected to grow.
Only 5% grow produce on site.
Colleges have “perfect storm” for trucks: space, capital and a customer base eager for fast food.
Getting funding is a challenge, but college operators are leading the way in most construction projects.
Research outlines the stats about hospital employees.
Seventy-one percent of operators have an employee wellness program.
Term may seem foreign, but the concept isn’t.
Operators say it’s hard to change dining habits of older residents.
University operators also see sales’ increases in smoothies and tea.
On campuses with a garden, foodservice not responsible.
Schools, hospitals expect sales growth.
Prepackaged frozen options least likely in retail sandwiches.
Hospitals least likely segment for unionized workers.
Schools plan to cut sodium to make menus healthier.
Operators plan to add gluten-free options.