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Foodservice Food Trends Webinar

Webinar: Fall Trends Event | 09.15.22

Recorded on September 15, 2022

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 Sep 15, 2022
Beverage Trends Webinar Consumer Insights

The Adult Beverage Webinar EP. 2 | 09.13.22

Recorded on September 13, 2022

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 Sep 14, 2022
Foodservice FoodBytes Restaurants Consumer Insights

FoodBytes: Pet-Friendly Concepts

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 Sep 06, 2022
Foodservice Food Trends Webinar

Webinar: 2023 Foodservice Forecast | 09.01.22

Recorded on September 1, 2022

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 Sep 02, 2022
Food Trends Innovation Consumer Insights

Pumpkin Spice Season 2022 Trend Report

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 Aug 26, 2022
Food Trends Webinar

Webinar: One Table 2022 | 08.18.22

Recorded on August 18, 2022

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 Aug 19, 2022
Food Trends Webinar

Webinar: Food at Home | 08.04.22

Recorded on August 4, 2022

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 Aug 05, 2022
Foodservice Food Inflation Food Supply Chain

2022 One Table Report

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 Aug 04, 2022
Foodservice FoodBytes Restaurants

FoodBytes: Restaurant Design Trends

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 Jul 28, 2022
Food Trends Innovation Consumer Insights

2022 Plant-Forward Opportunity Report

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 Jul 26, 2022
Food Trends Webinar

Webinar: Midyear Trends | 07.22.22

Recorded on July 21, 2022

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 Jul 22, 2022
FoodBytes Food Trends

FoodBytes: LTOs Keynote Sneak Peek 2022

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 Jul 17, 2022
Beverage Trends Webinar Consumer Insights

The Adult Beverage Webinar EP. 1 | 06.28.22

Recorded on June 28, 2022

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 Jun 30, 2022
Foodservice Webinar Consumer Insights Food Inflation

Webinar: Preparing for the Future | 06.23.22

Recorded on June 23, 2022

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 Jun 24, 2022
Food Trends Webinar

Webinar: Summer Trends Palooza | 06.09.22

Recorded on June 9, 2022

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 Jun 10, 2022
FoodBytes Food Trends

FoodBytes: Summer 2022 Trends

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 May 26, 2022
Innovation Webinar

Webinar: The Innovation Episode | 05.26.22

Recorded on May 26, 2022

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 May 26, 2022
Webinar

Webinar: The Mindset of the Modern Operator | 05.1...

Recorded on May 12, 2022

 

Datassential team Jack Li, Ann Golladay, Claire Conaghan, and..

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 May 13, 2022
Webinar

Webinar: The Firefly 500 | 04.28.22

Recorded on April 28, 2022

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 Apr 28, 2022
FoodBytes

FoodBytes: What makes up the American meal?

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 Apr 18, 2022
Webinar

Webinar: The Modern Diner in America | 04.14.22

Recorded on April 14, 2022

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 Apr 15, 2022
FoodBytes

FoodBytes: COVID-19 Two Years

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 Apr 05, 2022
Webinar

Webinar: Inflation | 03.31.22

Recorded on March 31, 2022

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 Apr 01, 2022
Webinar

Webinar: Spring Trends Extravaganza | 03.17.22

Recorded on March 17, 2022

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 Mar 18, 2022
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 64: This Is It

More than 70% of Americans now believe the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is behind us. While there..

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 Mar 15, 2022
FoodBytes

FoodBytes: QR Codes

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 Mar 10, 2022
Webinar

Webinar: World of Trends | 03.03.22

Recorded on March 3, 2022

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 Mar 04, 2022
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 63: Is This It?

Ready or not, the United States appears to be taking tentative steps toward the next phase of the..

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 Feb 28, 2022
Webinar

Webinar: Meat, Poultry, Seafood | 02.17.22

Recorded on February 17, 2022

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 Feb 18, 2022
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 62: Unmasked

By the second week of February, mask-wearing mandates were expiring or falling in several large..

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 Feb 15, 2022
Webinar

Webinar: The New Eating Out Experience | 02.03.22

Recorded on February 3, 2022

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 Feb 04, 2022
Webinar

Webinar: 2022 Trends Part II | 01.20.22

Recorded on January 20, 2022

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 Jan 21, 2022
FoodBytes

FoodBytes: Why Food Values Matter

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 Jan 19, 2022
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 61: Testing Our Patience

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 continued to spread across the US in mid-January. As consumers..

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 Jan 18, 2022
Webinar

Webinar: 2022 Trends Part I | 01.06.22

Recorded on January 6, 2022

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 Jan 07, 2022
Webinar

Webinar: Omicron, Inflation & More | 12.09.22

Recorded on December 9, 2021

 

Join hosts Jack Li, Mark Brandau and Kendra Keenan as they..

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 Jan 06, 2022
FoodBytes

FoodBytes 2022 Trends

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 Dec 27, 2022
Webinar

Webinar: Holidays Ahead | 11.12.21

Recorded on November 12, 2021

Join hosts Jack Li, Mike Kostyo, Renee Lee-Wege, Carly Levin,..

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 Nov 12, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 59: The Holiday Issue

Having already had last year's holidays disrupted by the COVID crisis, consumers are approaching..

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 Nov 09, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: Around the World in 80 Trends | 10.29.21

Recorded on October 29, 2021

Join hosts Jack Li, Claire Conaghan, Gerald Oksanen, and Renee..

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 Oct 29, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 58: Holding Pattern

For several aspects of the pandemic, October was a wait-and-see month for many consumers, whose..

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 Oct 20, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: You Eat What You Are | 10.01.21

Recorded on October 1, 2021

Join hosts Jack Li, Claire Conaghan, and Gerald Oksanen as they..

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 Oct 01, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 57: Are We There Yet?

Speaking September 10 from the White House, President Biden said: “We’ve been patient. But our..

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 Sep 30, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: Vaccine Mandates | 09.17.21

Recorded on September 17, 2021

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 Sep 17, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: The Quarterly Trends Update | 09.03.21

Recorded on September 3, 2021

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 Sep 03, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 56: False Positive

The focus is back on battling the public-health crisis as coronavirus stretches past 18 months...

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 Aug 31, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: The 2022 Industry Forecast | 08.19.21

Recorded on August 19, 2021

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 Aug 19, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: The State of the Menu | 08.06.21

Recorded on August 6, 2021

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 Aug 06, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 55: Here We Go Again?

Consumers were already worried about the Delta variant of the coronavirus before new CDC guidelines..

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 Jul 27, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back | 07.23....

Recorded on July 23, 2021

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 Jul 23, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: Lessons from the Grand Re-Opening | 07.09...

Recorded on July 9, 2021

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 Jul 09, 2021
FoodBytes

FoodBytes: 2021 Midyear Trend Report

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 Jul 01, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: Where We Go From Here | 06.28.21

Recorded on June 28, 2021

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 Jun 28, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: One Foot in Front of the Other | 06.11.21

Recorded on June 11, 2021

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 Jun 11, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 54: Turning the Corner

Consumer sentiment appears to have shifted, indicating that many people are thinking about what..

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 Jun 08, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: Unmasking the Future | 05.28.21

Recorded on May 28, 2021

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 May 28, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 60: Omicron Rising

Consumers are dealing with persistent inflation, labor shortages, and now the latest variant of the..

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 May 17, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: Returning to Restaurants | 05.14.21

Recorded on May 14, 2021

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 May 14, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 53: Roaring Back

For the first time since the middle of March 2020, more people indicated that they had no concerns..

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 May 11, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 52: Looking Forward

With COVID vaccinations becoming eligible to the general public nationwide, operators are starting..

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 May 07, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: The Psychology of Chili Peppers | 04.30.2...

Recorded on April 30, 2021

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 Apr 30, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: Looking Forward | 04.16.21

Recorded on April 16, 2021

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 Apr 16, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 51: Spring Awakening

Operators are starting to feel more optimistic about surviving this pandemic compared to February...

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 Apr 16, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: Getting Creative During COVID | 04.02.21

Recorded on April 2, 2021

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 Apr 02, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 50: Reconnecting

The country is inching toward the “next normal,” as the distribution of COVID vaccines accelerates..

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 Apr 02, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: Innovation in the Age of COVID | 03.19.21

Recorded on March 19, 2021

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 Mar 19, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 49: Looking Up

As COVID vaccinations continue to be distributed and indoor-dining capacity limits start to..

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 Mar 19, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 48: No Letting Up

With one full year having passed since the WHO declared the COVID-19 crisis a global pandemic,..

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 Mar 12, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: The Environmental Impact of Food | 03.05....

Recorded on March 5, 2021

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 Mar 05, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 47: Life After The Vaccine

Momentum appears to be on the side of the people fighting the coronavirus pandemic, including the..

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 Feb 26, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 46: Trending Upward

As COVID vaccinations continue to be distributed, operators are starting to feel more optimistic..

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 Feb 19, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: Consumer Attitudes Evolve | 02.05.21

Recorded on February 5, 2021

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 Feb 05, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 45: The Waiting Game

As the crisis approached its 11th month, significant numbers of people want to see more efforts..

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 Feb 05, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: The Amazing Trends Episode | 01.22.21

Recorded on January 22, 2021

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 Jan 22, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 44: A Long Winter

With COVID vaccinations beginning this month, operators are starting to feel more optimistic about..

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 Jan 15, 2021
Webinar

Webinar: The State of the Industry | 01.11.21

Recorded on January 11, 2021

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 Jan 11, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 43: Optimistically Cautious

Just after the calendar turned from 2020 to 2021, two in three consumers indicated they were..

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 Jan 08, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 39: Bracing For More

As COVID cases start to rise across the country and worries about a “second wave” are..

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 Dec 24, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 42: Pulse Check

With COVID cases rising, temperatures dropping, and many cities and states reinstating dining..

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 Dec 24, 2020
FoodBytes

FoodBytes: Food Trends Blast Off Again

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 Dec 23, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 41: Help Is On The Way

November and early December delivered hope and fear in seemingly equal measure. With the imminent..

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 Dec 11, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 40: Winter Is Coming

As winter approaches and COVID-19 cases rise, operators will continue to face rising..

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 Nov 13, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 38: Decision 2020

The national election is finally here, and there’s no need for an October surprise. The..

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 Oct 30, 2020
FoodBytes

Steer Your Business Towards Recovery

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 Oct 21, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 37: Sticker Shock

People have begun to venture back out to eat a little more: Only 26% of consumers said they..

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 Oct 16, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 36: Operators Hunker Down

Restaurant and on-site leaders have added what they can, from seating options and..

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 Oct 09, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 35: Learning As We Go

In some of the latest findings published by the CDC, new learnings suggest that eating at a..

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 Oct 02, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 34: Back In The Game

Like all other things 2020, the return of sports has its own strange “new normal.” Fans..

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 Sep 18, 2020
FoodBytes

FoodBytes: Breakfast Keynote

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 Sep 15, 2020
FoodBytes

FoodBytes: Cheese and Dairy

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 Sep 15, 2020
Innovation

Brand Loyalty

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 Sep 14, 2020
Innovation

Menu Adoption Cycle

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 Sep 09, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 33: Life Goes On

“Back to school” and “back to the office” mean staying home for many consumers, and it’s..

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 Sep 04, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 32: Open To Change

The days of social distancing, extra sanitation precautions, and altered menus are..

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 Sep 03, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 31: Staying Power

Even with many restaurants reopening, the struggle continues as they try to find ways..

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 Aug 21, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 30: Priorities

While Americans were feeling more confident in how to stay safe and ready to start..

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 Aug 07, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 29: Operators Dig In

Many indicated it will take at least another six months before traffic recovers to..

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 Jul 31, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 28: Temperature Check

People have their masks on and their eyes open, but how else are they changing their..

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 Jul 24, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 27: Finding Our Way

As restaurants hit the reset button to get back up and running, we thought it would be helpful to..

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 Jun 26, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 26: Resilience

At a time when many serious issues seem to be converging at once, Americans are more ready than..

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 Jun 19, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 25: Business & Industry Operators

Unlike their restaurant counterparts, B&I operators are less likely to be limited by government..

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 Jun 12, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 24: Covid Fatigue

For the first time in three months, the Coronavirus is no longer front and center amid recent..

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 Jun 10, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 23: Not Out Of The Woods

The CDC recently released new guidelines stating that the virus spreads easily between people,..

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 Jun 04, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 22: Pain Points

With all the added steps and precautions when it comes to getting food, what do consumers..

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 May 29, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 21: Operators Adjust

Almost two months have passed since Datassential checked in with the state of foodservice..

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 May 27, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 20: Health At Home

In the past few months, COVID has challenged nearly all facets of our lives. How has the..

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 May 22, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 19: Here I Come!

As constraints start to ease up, what will Americans choose as “the way I eat now,” and will..

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 May 20, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 18: Where's The Meat?

As cases of the coronavirus continue to spread, U.S. meat plants have been hit especially..

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 May 13, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 17: The Next Phase

On the brink of non-essential businesses reopening, how has living with and living through..

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 May 08, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 16: The Human Condition

Now that states are trying to reopen, consumers’ feelings once again run the gamut from fear..

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 May 01, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 15: Ready Or Not

Conversations around reopening are top of mind with consumers and in the media. How will..

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 Apr 23, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 14: The Trust Issue

While states grapple with the decision to end shelter-in-place orders, attention is..

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 Apr 20, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 13: Money Matters

As Coronavirus concerns continue to stretch on, consumers are stretching their budgets. How..

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 Apr 16, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 12: K-12 Operators

Like many channels, K-12 operators face a unique set of challenges, but many remain..

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 Apr 13, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 11: Reinvention

As concerns grow among Americans dealing with social distancing and economic uncertainty,..

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 Apr 10, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 10: Making Money Move

In addition to a public-health crisis, the economic catastrophe resulting from Coronavirus..

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 Apr 08, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 9: College & University Operators

College & University operators face unprecedented changes daily, sometimes multiple times..

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 Apr 06, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 8: The Operator Story

Sales are down an average 65% across the whole industry, but it’s not the same story for..

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 Apr 03, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 7: The Pent-Up Demand

What will life look like on the other side of a pandemic? Our latest research explores how..

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 Apr 01, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 6: Healthcare Operators

Many of the current struggles are a shared experience across foodservice operators...

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 Mar 31, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 5: Sheltered

As consumers adapt to sweeping shelter-in-place orders and adjust to their “new normal,”..

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 Mar 27, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 4: Hands Off!

Carryout and souped up cleanliness are new table stakes. But what else can restaurants do..

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 Mar 24, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 3: Into The Home

Since Datassential’s last consumer study, the wave of dining room closures across the..

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 Mar 19, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 2: Fear & Response

From March 10 to March 14, consumers’ familiarity with and worries about coronavirus rose..

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 Mar 17, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 Report 1: The Impact On Eating

Our first report was fielded with consumers across the nation to get a read on people’s..

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 Mar 12, 2020