Snacking Opportunities are Growing

Snacking is a growing trend and consumers are snacking more frequently. About half of today’s consumers (51 percent) say they eat snacks at least twice a day and 31 percent say they’re snacking more frequently than they were two years ago. According to Technomic, Americans also are broadening their definition of a snack to encompass…

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Steady Growth in the Specialty Beverage Category

There is great opportunity and steady growth for the Specialty Beverage category and consumers of all ages are drinking up specialty coffee type products. Sales growth is up for the specialty coffee industry that includes hot specialty coffee made with espresso, cappuccino and lattes. Coffee-café segment sales hit $23.4 billion in 2014, up 7.5 percent…

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Specialty Beverages Are What Customers Want

Beverage occasions are increasing and consumers want more menu options when it comes to beverage choices. With so many options, operators need to look at their bottom line and decide which beverages are making a profit and which ones are not. Currently, most operators offer coffee, soda and milk; these continue to be the staple…

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Enjoy a Frappe or Hot Beverage the Organic Way

Why settle for anything less when you can now enjoy a frappe or hot beverage the Organic way. Cafe Essentials helps set businesses apart from the competition by offering a NEW Organic line that can be served as a blended frappe or hot beverage. Cafe Essentials is known for no artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners &…

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Try it You’ll Like it

Does this sound like your morning? Get up, get ready for work, pour a cup of Joe or stop in for a cup at your local coffee shop or café before making your way to the office. Do you always order the same hot or blended beverage day after day? Being creatures of habit, it’s…