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Guest Post: Foods for Foul Weather

Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace-

With much of the East Coast hunkered down under cold and rain, I’ve been thinking a lot about the kinds of things we like to eat when it’s ugly outside. Chilly, damp weather always makes my…

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Added by Foodem on December 31, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

A ‘comforting’ look at what lies ahead

Anyone questioning the dramatic impact of the economic downturn on the way consumers eat away from home this year need only look at recent news items that sharply pinpoint just what’s going on and what’s to come.



It’s unrealistic to anticipate a rapid retreat from the “bunkered-down” mentality of former frequent diners, but changes afoot indicate that business could edge back to a more “normal” state for an industry that’s had its share of hard times in the past several… Continue

Added by susan holaday on September 16, 2009 at 5:00am — 13 Comments

Comfort Foods... What Do They Mean To You?

Does Meaning Of 'Comfort Foods' Vary By Age?

by Karlene Lukovitz, Media Post Publications.





When it comes to which general types of foods constitute "comfort foods," there's no real generation gap.



However, more subtle differences in comfort food preferences do exist among age groups, according to a new "Generational Comfort Foods" trend mapping report from the Center for Culinary Development (CCD) and Packaged Facts.



CCD's national online survey on… Continue

Added by Sarah on July 31, 2009 at 10:29am — 3 Comments

Driving sales with updated comfort foods

Economic downturns freak us out - the need for comfort is more deeply felt than ever. This is something operators must know.

We get comfort from two main sources, by pampering ourselves with scarce pleasures ( the drive for luxury) and indulging in familiar things ( the drive to Mom's house).



Luxury can quickly become cost prohibitive, from both the operator and customer’s point of view. Providing an experience that is purely familiar also won't do either. By going 'back to the… Continue

Added by John Dumbrille on October 30, 2008 at 12:23pm — 2 Comments

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