grab and go

Operations

2007 Portability Study: Portability on the menu

By the numbers, portability continues to be a driving force in noncommercial foodservice—and operators’ actions back the statistics. Read the results of FoodService Director's 2007 Portability Study and see how the statistics play out in cafeterias and retail operations.

Operations

2006 Portability Study: Portable meals gain ground

Most non-commercial operators provide customers with a variety of portable meal options. For some, grab-and-go is, or is becoming, a way of life, according to FSD's 2006 Portability Study.

Portable menus and display cooking will grow in 2006, according to FSD research, while new ethnic cuisines vie for the top spot.

Students at the University of North Colorado, in Greeley, started clamoring for lunches-to-go in the early 1990s, just as the trend for portable meals started to heat up.

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