Emerging Trends

The latest foodservice industry trends, insights and innovations
University of Washington

These schools have top-notch eats, according to food website Delish. 

Healthy food spread
FSD Managing Editor Abbey Lewis reflects on consumers' demands to know what's in what they eat. ...

Here are three marketing ideas to keep an eye on this month. 


students eating

Best practices from a recent conference of school nutrition professionals. 

Composting food scraps has been a big part of the sustainability mission in non-commercial operations. But forward-thinking chefs are now going one step further, embracing nose-to-tail cooking,...
United States map

See which states serve the highest ratio of students compared to those participating in free and reduced-price meal programs throughout the year. 

A word dating back to biblical times, gleaning refers to the collection of excess produce from farms that is then donated to those in need.

The face of food is changing as more healthcare professionals learn culinary medicine, giving them the knowledge to help patients transform their health through their...

community meal

Operators are using events to encourage social interaction over a meal. 


Technomic research reveals the top flavors and ingredients in the salad bowl.


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