Meatless Options Appeal to Fast-Casual Consumers Beyond Lent

It’s the time of year for fish sandwiches and other limited-time offerings for Lent, when restaurants hope to stay top-of-mind for those who avoid meat on Fridays or for the entire season. Some fast-casual players have joined in the fun: Pollo Tropical brought back its Grilled Shrimp for a limited time; Newk’s Eatery debuted ahi […]

Vegetarian Dishes Add Value on U.K. Menus

Vegetables’ turn from supporting player to center-of-the-plate star is one of the most salient menu trends of the past several years, across foodservice industry segments. In fine-dining restaurants and supermarkets alike, vegetarian choices have risen in prominence as consumers have turned on to the ideas of Meat Free Mondays and occasionally choosing meatless meals out […]