Articles on menu trends and consumer preferences rose to the top in 2022. See what resonated with readers below.
10 food trends that will be popular with kids in 2022
Chartwells K12 has released its second annual list of what kids will be craving in the coming year.
Compass Group commits to eliminating gestation crates for pigs in its supply chain
The new policy also includes protections for chickens raised for meat and a commitment to exclusively use eggs from hens that are not confined to cages.
9 new menu items trending across the globe
From Argentina to Russia, these foods and drinks are making waves internationally.
Minnesota schools that give alternative meals to students with meal debt are breaking the law, state attorney general says
The state banned lunch shaming last year; however, its department of education asked for clarification on the law after receiving reports that some schools were still serving alternative meals.
Inside Chef Mike’s, a Columbia University sub shop that’s become an instant hit
The new concept often has a line 100 students deep, the dining team says.
What consumers want for breakfast
Here's a look at what diners are seeking when it comes to the morning meal.
USDA increases school meal reimbursement rate
Schools will now receive an additional 25 cents per lunch.
University of Illinois dining halls are fully staffed, thanks to 2-hour shifts
University Dining instituted "microshifts" that fit better into student schedules. The result erased staffing shortages.
School district installs vending machines to help with staffing
Middle- and high-schoolers at Fulton Public Schools will be able to purchase Smart Snack-compliant items throughout the day.
A look at the top 10 college dining programs in the country
The Princeton Review has released its annual college rankings, which are based on student surveys.