QSRs take on ‘better burger’ with better-for-you offerings

As health and quality concerns become increasingly prominent among consumers, QSR burger chains are looking to fight off negative health perceptions. Burgers are typically seen as indulgent, with health concerns being a key deterrent for consumption. Consequently, healthful burgers have their appeal; 37% of Millennials say they try to opt for healthful options when ordering […]

Canadians Call for More Nutritional Information on Menus

Consumers’ desire to be more informed about health and nutrition extends beyond reading nutritional labels at grocery stores. Many Canadians today indicate that health and nutrition influence the items they order at restaurants, as cited in Technomic’s latest Canadian Consumer Update Report. Additionally, parents are especially conscious of health when ordering on behalf of their […]

New FDA Rules: Menu Labeling for Margaritas and More

Alcohol beverages’ inclusion in the final FDA rules released last week regarding calorie information on foodservice menus took many in the adult beverage and restaurant industries by surprise. To date, alcohol has been excluded from the nationwide regulations that are part of the Affordable Care Act, but in the public comment phase of the process, […]