Canadian Beverage Occasions Rely on More Than Health Factors

Beverages have always been an integral component of the foodservice industry. In recent years, an increasing focus on health has been pushing operators to create better-for-you beverages, such as whole-fruit smoothies. Technomic’s MenuMonitor shows fruit smoothies have grown by 40% on Top 250 Canadian limited-service restaurant menus since 2012. Additionally, we are seeing beverage concepts […]

Tapping Into a Trend: Kegged Cocktails

“Efficiency” doesn’t get a lot of mentions in discussions of the craft cocktail movement—saving time wasn’t the goal of the shift toward offering more thoughtfully crafted, carefully built libations. But efficiency remains a top concern for operators looking to maximize their adult beverage profits, especially in light of the fact that drink sales slowed in […]