Emily Hallock is a Senior Research Analyst at Technomic. She works heavily with operators, distributors, and manufacturers performing qualitative research and analysis. In addition, Emily is also the main point of contact for Technomic’s Foodservice Essentials online learning program. A food anthropologist by schooling, Emily enjoys the intersection of food, people, and research her job offers every day.

Ginger Gets Edgy: Craft Cider Heats Up with Ginger’s Peppery Punch

Riding on the coattails of craft beer, craft cider‘s star is certainly on the rise. Millennials’ away-from-home consumption increased 5% since 2012, with hard cider representing approximately 1% of the total beer category. But in a booming market of 426 hard cider producers, how does one stand out in a crowd? The Bacon and Beer […]

Digging Deeper into Gluten-Free and Non-GMO Labeling

We all know that gluten-free has been trending for a while, in fact, in 2014 it was the most prevalent and fastest-growing health claim used by chains in Technomic’s Top 500. Due to the growing demand for gluten-free food options, many restaurants now offer separate gluten-free menus. In the retail space, however, brands are capitalizing […]