Industry Census

A detailed report by segment of current industry research
Plus see what trends rule menus and other highlights from our 2015 Hospital Census.
There were 238 respondents in our 2014 LTC/Senior Living Census Report. Each respondent operates foodservice in at least one of the following arenas: nursing home/skilled nursing/long-term care; assisted living; independent living or rehabilitation/psychiatric.
New breakfast regulations are easier to meet and are causing fewer negative student reactions than last year's lunch ones. That's borne out by statistics that show participation for the morning meal holding steady in the past two years. This year's K-12 Census Report also looks at the cost per meal, participation levels and the new competitive foods rules...
Forty-five percent of operators reported that their subsidies have increased in the past year, up from last year’s survey, in which only 26% saw an increase.
Other highlights in our 2014 Hospital Census include an increase in patient and retail meal counts.
Gluten-free menu items to increase and a look at local sourcing also included in the 2014 College and University Census.
Culture change, food trends and meal plans also covered in this year's census...
Late-night dining, budget cuts and food trends also included in the 2013 B&I Census.
Hospital operators say they aren't sure about the impact the Affordable Care Act will have on their operations. We explore that and more in our 2013 Hospital Census...
Operators not making changes to meal plan offerings.


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