Jill Failla

Editor, Consumer Insights

Articles by
Jill Failla

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How meat is boosting snack sales

A higher number of consumers say they are eating a variety of meat as snacks than did so two years ago. Here are three ways meat is upping snack sales.


The year of brisket

The demand is up for smoked sausage (+19%), beef brisket (+12%) and beef ribs (+16%) for dinner—a trend noncommercial operators say they are also noticing.

How diners are driving demand for veggies on menus.

Diners show willingness to eat a variety of less-common cuts, according to new Technomic research.

With the holidays swiftly approaching, many operators are eyeing catering sales as a spot for growth. 

Aging diners are ushering old-school health indicators back in vogue, though they’re reluctant to pay more for items flagged that way.

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