September 29th, 2015
More than 23,000 food professionals from around the world attend this conference with over 1,000 exhibitors to network and learn about the latest innovations, emerging trends and most recent advancements in the science and business of food.
July 17th, 2015
Leaders in the dairy, deli and bakery business gathered in Atlanta to be inspired by industry leaders and celebrity speakers and learn about the latest new products and opportunities for deli and bakery operations.
June 12th, 2015
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show has also branded itself the NRA International Foodservice Marketplace, as the foodservice industry and the audience for this show have evolved. The show has indeed become a marketplace of buyers walking the aisles with their shopping lists, designers, and consultants ready to make decisions.
More than 2,100 exhibiting companies demonstrated their goods and services to a crowd of more than 63,000 chefs, restaurant owners and other foodservice professionals at the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago. The show floor was a great place to spot new trends.… More
May 28th, 2015
May 20th, 2015
Today’s foodservice consumers have many choices when they dine out, and they have high expectations. They expect a warm welcome, delicious food whether it is healthful or indulgent, good service and fair prices wherever they dine. With so many options available, consumers are beginning to scrutinize the provenance of their meal or snack and the treatment of everyone who plays a part in bringing it to the table.
Culinary Visions® Panel surveyed over 1,200 restaurant consumers about ordering habits and their perspectives on issues like local, organic, natural, non-GMO, sustainable, fair trade, vendor reputations, community support, employee satisfaction and others factors that impact their decisions. This study explores the factors that drive consumers to choose a particular restaurant and the impact of specific menu claims on what they choose to order.… More
May 14th, 2015
We are delighted to welcome you to Chicago for the National Restaurant Association Show, and we want to share some of our favorite places with you to help you enjoy our city even more.
There are always plenty of hot new restaurants. Our 2015 edition includes a special section on The Ramen Rage. This year we also talked to the best servers in the city to see where they go after hours.
You will find restaurants, gourmet retail stores and fast casual concepts to explore for inspiration, indulgence or relaxation with your friends in the industry. There are some intriguing new food scenes and adventures as well as some of our tried and true favorites to enjoy!
May 7th, 2015
SIAL Canada is the North American exhibition of the SIAL global network that focuses on innovation, insight and inspiration for companies dedicated to the food and beverage business. It is one of six exhibitions developed to extend the reach of SIAL Paris which is widely known as the global forum of food innovation. This year SIAL Paris will be part of Expo Milano, the World’s Fair that we will cover in the fall.
Driving Innovation in North America:
The top three categories driving product development from manufacturers in North America are indicative of the consumer’s desire for a life in balance and unwillingness to sacrifice enjoyment for healthfulness in a fast paced lifestyle.
May 2nd, 2015