Foodservice News & Trends

Breaking news for the full foodservice equipment and supplies distribution channel. Includes information on dealers, distributors, design consultants and multi-unit operators spanning leadership changes, mergers and acquisitions, trends, data and much more.

Foodservice Operators Project Moderate Growth for 2018

Operators seem cautiously optimistic when looking ahead to 2018.

Overall, 58 percent of foodservice operators anticipate their sales will increase in 2018, according to FE&S’ 2018 Operator Forecast Study. Among those operators projecting an increase, the average growth rate is 2.38 percent.

Eight Ways to Meet in the Middle

How to succeed in the common push-pull negotiations around price versus kitchen design integrity.