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Darren Tristano Appointed President of Technomic

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — Darren Tristano is the new president of Technomic. Tristano joined the company in 1994 and for the past 20 years...

Winsight Takes Over Technomic

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — Chicago research company Technomic has a new owner. Winsight, LLC, a business-to-business media information company with a focus on convenience-retailing,...

Back-to-Basics Thinking Prevails in New Foodservice Climate

TORONTO — What do today’s restaurant operators need to do to appeal to an increasingly sophisticated consumer in an increasingly competitive market? According to...

Canadian Trends and Directions Conference Spotlights Menu Trends

TORONTO — Canada’s foodservice consumers are setting new standards for menu innovation, according to insights from the annual Canadian Trends & Directions Conference, held yesterday at the Westin Prince Hotel in Toronto, where 160 operators and suppliers gathered for a day of learning and networking.

Trends and Directions Conferences Hones In on Customer Call for Quality

TORONTO — It was a day of learning and networking as foodservice operators and suppliers united at the Pearson Convention Center in Brampton, Ont.,...

Technomic: Consumers Want More Vegetables on Plate

CHICAGO — According to a new report by Chicago-based research firm Technomic, the appearance of vegetables on the menu has increased more than 11...

Technomic: Top 200 Canadian Chains Show Significant Growth

CHICAGO — The Top 200 Canadian restaurant chains accounted for $27.8 billion in sales in 2012, showing 4.3-per-cent growth in 2012, reports Technomic, a...

Jeff Fuller Shares Vision Behind Joey Restaurants

TORONTO — The Toronto Region Board of Trade was abuzz this morning as members of the foodservice industry gathered to learn industry trends, toast...

Technomic Updates Consumer Trends for Pork and Beef

CHICAGO — Rising meat costs have prompted Chicago-based research firm Technomic to release an update on its “Center of the Plate: Beef & Pork...

Canadian Restaurant Trends and Directions Conference Wraps

BRAMPTON, Ont. — It was a jam-packed day of learning for 135 restaurant operators, suppliers and researchers, who gathered at the Pearson Convention Centre...