McDonald’s Shakes Up Menu with Kale

Kale’s rise on the menu in Canada initially took root in the full-service restaurant arena. But the dark leafy green’s popularity is now growing across segments, with McDonald’s in Canada rumored to be introducing kale in three salads. We’ve written recently about kale’s popularity on Canadian restaurant menus, but McDonald’s move is bigger than kale. […]

Veggies Becoming Bigger Players on Restaurant Menus

As more diners turn to healthful options and meatless meals, vegetarian fare is shifting from supporting role to star of the show. According to Technomic’s MenuMonitor database, the incidences of vegetarian menu items on restaurant menus jumped a significant 22 percent from the January–March 2012 to the January–March 2013 time periods. (Details for several menu […]