Technological Innovations Lead Foodservice Trends for 2017

December 13, 2016

Mintel, a leading market intelligence agency, announced the four key trends set to transform the U.S. foodservice industry in 2017—highlighting ingredient, technology, and experience trends expected to make an impact on the market.

“With restaurants where customers never interact with employees and others with pizza-making robots already emerging, the availability for technological innovations that improve overall convenience will grow into an expectation in 2017. In the coming year, expect restaurants to simplify their menus, choosing to focus on a repertoire of seasonal or previously discarded ingredients, while further helping to eliminate food waste. Global cuisines and flavors that are new